The role of accountability in workplace democracy

Goncharenko, Galina (2022) The role of accountability in workplace democracy. Business Ethics Quarterly. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1052-150X

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Abstract

Roberto Frega argues for the advancement of workplace democracy theorisation by synergising the conceptual pathways of various disciplines. He places a particular emphasis on the practice of employee involvement, which, according to him, constitutes one of the three pillars of workplace democracy, the other two being voice and representation. The present commentary broadens the interdisciplinary horizons of this debate by reflecting on the central role of accountability in workplace democracy and the workings of the three pillars identified by Frega. The commentary explores the potential of accountability and the insights drawn from critical accounting research to translate democratic ideals into meaningful and sustainable organisational practices and so strengthen workplace democracy.

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Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > Accounting and Finance
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Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2022 08:27
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 15:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/104698

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