Ulrich Jürgens

Ulrich Jürgens is a Senior Research Fellow at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and member of the Project Group “Globalization, Work and Production”. He is Adjunct Professor for Political Science at the Free University Berlin. At the WZB he conducts international comparative research in the fields of industrial policies, work organization and organizational development. He has extensive research experience in the automotive industry. He carried out severeral research projects on issues of Corporate Governance and published a number of books and articles on related themes:

Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization. Sustaining high-road jobs in the automotive supply industry, Oxford University Press, 2014 (co-authors: Inge Lippert, Tony Huzzard and William Lazonick.

“Shareholder value in an adverse environment: the German case”, in: Thomas Clarke (Ed.), Corporate governance: Critical perspectives on business and management, Vol. III, London/New York: Routledge 2004 (coauthors: Katrin Naumann and Joachim Rupp); published earlier in: Economy and Society, Vol. 29, No. 1, February 2000, pp. 54-79.
“The arrival of shareholder value in the European auto industry: a case study comparison of four car makers”, in: Thomas Clarke (Ed.), Corporate governance: Critical perspectives on business and management, Vol. III, London/New York: Routledge 2004 (Yannick Lung, Giuseppe Volpato and Vincent Frigant); published earlier in: Competition & Change, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2002, pp. 61-80.

“Corporate Governance, Innovation, and Economic Performance – A Case Study on Volkswagen”, Discussion Paper FS II 02-205, Berlin: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung 2002.

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