The Mondragon experiment

United Kingdom, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Mondragon in the Basque region of Spain, is an industrial town where more than 80 factories are co-operatively owned by the workers. All this has been created with scant help from a suspicious government and no funds from stock-market investors. It has run successfully for twenty-five years. The workers run the factories and appoint the managers, run their own bank, technical college and research laboratories. In Britain, workers and management have been at loggerheads since the Industrial Revolution. Examines the feasability of Britain following the same road to prosperity. Narrated by Alexander John

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production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

00:50:30:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1980

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Group of items

Horizon

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014924

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee participation

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Factory management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial organization

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial sociology

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Spain

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Collectivism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cooperative societies

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social structure - Spain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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