Professor Carola Frege

Professor Carola Frege

Emeritus Professor of Employment Relations

Department of Management

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Key Expertise
Comparative employment relations, German employment relations

About me

Carola Frege is Emeritus Professor of Employment Relations. Her research focuses on union revitalisation strategies and the transformation of workplace democracy in Europe and the USA; the social science traditions within employment research; job quality and wellbeing; as well as racism at work.

Professor Frege is the author of Employment Research and State Traditions (OUP), Social Partnership at Work: Workplace Relations in Post-Unification Germany (Routledge) and co-editor of Varieties of Unionism: Comparative Strategies for Union Renewal (OUP). Her work on comparative employment relations has appeared in journals such as American Sociological ReviewIndustrial and Labor Relations ReviewBritish Journal of Industrial Relations, and Industrial Relations.


Expertise Details

Comparative employment relations; German employment relations; workplace democracy; voice; employee participation; works councils; trade unions; employment theory; racism

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