Sabatini, Fabio and Modena, Francesca and Tortia, Ermanno (2012): Do cooperative enterprises create social trust?
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This paper contributes to the literature by carrying out the first empirical investigation into the role of different types of enterprises in the creation of social trust. Drawing on a unique dataset collected through the administration of a questionnaire to a representative sample of the population of the Italian Province of Trento in March 2011, we find that cooperatives are the only type of enterprise where the work environment fosters the social trust of workers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Do cooperative enterprises create social trust?|
|Keywords:||cooperative enterprises; nonprofit organizations; trust; social capital; intrinsic motivations; inclusive governance; work organization|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P1 - Capitalist Systems > P13 - Cooperative Enterprises
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology ; Social and Economic Stratification
L - Industrial Organization > L3 - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise > L31 - Nonprofit Institutions ; NGOs ; Social Entrepreneurship
L - Industrial Organization > L3 - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise > L33 - Comparison of Public and Private Enterprises and Nonprofit Institutions ; Privatization ; Contracting Out
|Depositing User:||Fabio Sabatini|
|Date Deposited:||03. Jul 2012 15:19|
|Last Modified:||16. Mar 2015 11:55|
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