Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting: Volume 4 Issue 2

Category:

Accounting and Finance

Table of contents

Working Time and Work Organisation: Recent Trends in Working Time

GERHARD BOSCH

The paper analyses the interrelation between working time and work organisation in Europe. This interrelation can be considered from the point of view of either employers…

Experiences with the Four‐Day Week at the Volkswagen Company

MARKUS PROMBERGER, HARTMUT SEIFERT, RAINER TRINCZEK

In 1993, an innovative working time agreement was achieved at the Volkswagen (VW) Company. Its major aim was to save 30,000 jobs in VW's six German plants, which were…

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Experiments of Reduced Working Hours in Finnish Municipalities

JOUKO NÄTTI, TIMO ANTTILA

This article examines experiments with shorter working hours in Finnish municipalities between 1996 and 1998. The article focuses on the effects of different working time…

Reduced Working Hours and Extended Operation Hours: A Profitable Change to a 6+6‐Hour Shift Model in Essilor Oy

BIRGITTA OLSSON

In this article, the author discusses the implications of a 6+6‐hour model for the production economy of the Finnish Company Essilor Oy. The theory of returns to scale has…

Good Times in America? Work Schedule Flexibility among U.S. Workers

LONNIE GOLDEN

This paper aims to discuss the importance of flexible working time arrangements in the United States (U.S.). Section I creates a framework to analyse the various…

ISSN:

1401-338X

Online date, start – end:

1996 – 2012

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Emerald Publishing Limited