This 2013 European Company Survey by Eurofound: Workplace practices: patterns, performance and well-being, surveyed managers in over 24,000 organisations and in nearly 7,000 of these, employee representatives were also interviewed.

It found that establishments that use joint employee-management decision-making on daily tasks, have a moderately structured internal organisation, make a limited investment in human resource management but have extensive practices for direct participation, score best both in terms of establishment performance and workplace well-being.

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