Partnership in the Workplace: Covenant and Management-Labour Relations

Pembroke, Neil (2009) Partnership in the Workplace: Covenant and Management-Labour Relations. International Journal of Practical Theology, 12 2: 242-255. doi:10.1515/IJPT.2008.11

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Author Pembroke, Neil
Title Partnership in the Workplace: Covenant and Management-Labour Relations
Journal name International Journal of Practical Theology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1430-6921
1612-9768
Publication date 2009-01-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1515/IJPT.2008.11
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 12
Issue 2
Start page 242
End page 255
Total pages 14
Place of publication Berlin, Germany
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
Language eng
Abstract This article represents the standpoint that the relationship between employers and employees has to be characterized by the term “partnership”. A genuine partnership is based on trust. On the other hand, trust results from constructive dialogue. Concerning the issue of employment, that kind of dialogue can only take place if two conditions are fulfilled: firstly both parties have to commit themselves to listen to each other in a sympathetic way. Secondly both parties have to keep their promises. The author argues that the ideals needed for such a relationship can be found in the theology of covenant.
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