Inside the Scottish workplace: employee perspectives from the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey

John Sutherland

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Employee perspectives of their jobs, their managers and management-employee relationships at their places of work are important for two reasons. First, they help explain the current behaviour of some workers, such as lateness, absenteeism, or shirking on the job, all contributing to low worker productivity. Secondly, they help predict the future behaviour of all workers, notably their likelihood of quitting their present job.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-58
Number of pages7
JournalFraser of Allander Economic Commentary
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008


  • Fraser of Allander Institute
  • Scottish economy
  • Scottish workplace
  • Scottish labour
  • employment relations

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