A model solution?

Smedley, Tim
September 2010
People Management;9/16/2010, p20
This article discusses the use of employee-owned co-operatives in Great Britain as a possible model for public services. It highlights the plan of the government to give public-sector workers a right to form such co-operatives. It describes the structure of a co-operative, including the ownership of a significant proportion of the business by workers. The article also differentiates a manager's authority and responsibilities from those within a traditional private or public limited company.


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