Search for dissertations about: "the Swedish Tobacco Workers’ Union"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words the Swedish Tobacco Workers’ Union.

  1. 1. Downsizing: Personnel Reductions at the Swedish Tobacco Monopoly, 1915-1939

    Author : Tobias Karlsson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; severance pay; human capital; internal labour markets; economic history; tobacco industry; state-owned enterprises; the Swedish Tobacco Monopoly; the Swedish Tobacco Workers’ Union; gender; male-breadwinner norm; mechanization; workforce reductions; hours-reductions; layoffs; inter-war period;

    Abstract : Downsizing is a phenomenon that remarkably seldom has been the subject of historical inquiry. This study investigates how a state-owned enterprise, the Swedish Tobacco Monopoly, reduced its labour inputs because of changed consumer preferences and mechanization in the 1920s and 1930s. READ MORE