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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Between conversion and automotive consensus. Results of a transdisciplinary research project on the role of employees in the transformation of Austrian automotive industry

Authors:
Markus Wissen, Melanie Pichler, Nora Krenmayr

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Year of publication:
2020

Publishers:
Vienna Conference 2020

Language:
English

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Workshop

In this Special Session, results of the CON-LABOUR research project will be presented, which during more than two years explored the opportunities and challenges of a social-ecological transformation in the Austrian automotive industry from the perspective of employees and their representations. We provide insight into the political economy of Austrian supplier industry and reflect on the political and institutional framework conditions for a successful transformation. The main part of the presentation offers insights into the employees’ perceptions of crisis and transformation, which were obtained through qualitative interviews with works councils and trade unions. We argue that a focus on employees is central to counteract the antagonism of climate protection and safeguarding of jobs, as well as to increase the legitimacy of transformation processes in the industrial workforce.

Presenters: Melanie Pichler (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna), Markus Wissen (Berlin School of Economics and Law), Nora Krenmayr (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)

Language: English with German translation

Technical details: WS G2.mp4, MPEG-4 video, 352MB

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