Agnes Akkerman is the James Coleman Professor of Sustainable Cooperation in Collective Labor Relations in the Department of Sociology at the University of Groningen and Professor of Labor Market Institutions and Labor Relations in the Department of Economics at the Radboud University Nijmegen. She is one of The Netherlands’ leading sociologists in the eld of policy networks, corporatism, and industrial relations, and was a visiting fellow at Cornell University in 2011. In her NWO VICI project (2016), she investigates how and why employers suppress the expression of dissatisfaction by employees, and what kind of spillover effects this has for their cooperative behavior within and outside of the organization. Her multiple award-winning research has appeared in top journals in the eld of Sociology, Political Science and Public Administration. 





VICI, NWO conflict grants


9.6 Platform Cooperatives : Are User-Owned and User-Governed Platforms Viable?



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