Meeting Human Material need and Satisfying Human Wants Through Workplace and Marketplace Cooperation

  • Edward J. O’Boyle


While strongly endorsed and encouraged by personalist economists, workplace community — the deliberate and systematic molding of individual workers into an effective team for the accomplishment of a common task — developing community at the intra-firm level clearly is not unique to personalist economics. At that level, the need to unify individuals into work groups is self-evident even if it is not always apparent as to how this is best accomplished. In this regard, personalist economics instructs and is instructed by the real world in areas such as employment security, labor-management relations, gain sharing, and participative management.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward J. O’Boyle
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  1. 1.Louisiana Tech UniversityUSA

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