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Author Thomas Isaac, T. M., 1952-

Title Democracy at work in an Indian industrial cooperative : the story of Kerala Dinesh Beedi / T.M. Thomas Isaac, Richard W. Franke, and Pyaralal Raghavan
Published Ithaca, NY : ILR Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 255 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Beedi workers and the Kerala model -- The making of the Beedi working class -- Solidarity versus retrenchment : the birth of KDB -- From mobilization to efficiency : the role of the central society -- The dynamics of shop floor democracy : empowerment versus supervision in the Beedi primary cooperatives -- Efficiency and profit in the primary societies : KDB's market dilemma -- KDB and the International Movement for Workers' Cooperatives -- Afterword : Tobacco production and diversification at KDB
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-248) and index
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Subject Kerala Dinesh Beedi (Firm)
Cooperation -- India -- Kerala.
Tobacco industry -- India -- Kerala.
Form Electronic book
Author Franke, Richard W.
Raghavan, Pyaralal.
ISBN 1501717553 (electronic bk.)
9781501717550 (electronic bk.)