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Progression of HR Practices in Danish Firms during Two Decades

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This paper describes the spread of new work and pay practices in Danish private sector firms during the last two decades. The data source is two surveys directed at firms and carried out ten years apart. The descriptive analysis shows that large changes in the way work is organized in firms have occurred during both decades, whereas the progression of pay practices predominantly took place in the nineties. There is considerable firm heterogeneity in the frequency of adoption of the practices. In particular, the prevalence of both incentive pay and work practices is higher in multinational companies and firms engaged in exporting.
Original languageEnglish
Place of publicationAarhus
PublisherDepartment of Economics and Business, Aarhus University
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9788778825469
ISBN (Electronic)9788778825476
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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