The Multi Dimensions of Industrial Relations in the Asian Knowledge Based Economies Book

The Multi Dimensions of Industrial Relations in the Asian Knowledge Based Economies


  • Author : Sununta Siengthai
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-06-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780632438
  • Total Read : 70
  • File Size : 12,6 Mb

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The Multi Dimensions of Industrial Relations in the Asian Knowledge Based Economies Summary:

This collection of work by leading scholars investigates the impact of the globalization process on some selected Asian economies and societies. With particular focus on the role of institutional factors such as labour unions or workers’ associations, case studies are presented on labour-management relations at the workplace that have evolved to cope with globalization. The cases describe labour institutions in the society as a social force that acts as a catalyst for societal democracy and for industrial democracy at the workplace. These cases provide descriptions of the changes in the management’s stance and approaches towards labour unions in the selected countries as well as at the organizational level over the last three decades when much of the industrialization process has occurred in Asia. A case study approach which enhances analytical and problem-solving skills of students A focus on the impact of globalization process in the East and Southeast Asia which is becoming more significant in the new economy Prepared by local Asian research scholars

Japanese Human Resource Management Book

Japanese Human Resource Management


  • Author : Naoki Kuriyama
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-02-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319430539
  • Total Read : 96
  • File Size : 9,9 Mb

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Japanese Human Resource Management Summary:

This book is a comprehensive study underpinned by thirty years of research conducted by the author relating to Japanese human resource management and labour-management relations. Its aim is to achieve a better understanding of the Japanese model for human resource management and labour standards issues, and its transferability to supply chains in Asia. Seeking a better understanding of the strength of Japanese management and its applicability to foreign countries, Japanese Human Resource Management introduces a new agenda for Japanese corporations that wish to operate in sustainable and inclusive ways in local societies and in global supply chains. Organized into three major themes this comprehensive study is essential reading for students, researchers and government who wish to promote productivity improvement and constructive labour-management relations.

Business Networks in East Asian Capitalisms Book

Business Networks in East Asian Capitalisms


  • Author : Jane Nolan
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081006559
  • Total Read : 83
  • File Size : 17,9 Mb

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Business Networks in East Asian Capitalisms Summary:

Business Networks in East Asian Capitalisms: Enduring Trends, Emerging Patterns builds on the foundational studies conducted in the 1990s by gathering contemporary empirical and theoretical chapters which explore these themes in a comparative perspective. The book includes contributions from authors working on the relationship between personal and business networks in countries including China, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand. Authors emphasize enduring trends in social and business networks and/or track new emerging patterns, both within East Asian nations or between East Asia and other regions such as Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Provides contemporary, up-to-date empirical material and theoretical interpretation, charting the influence of more recent globalizing trends and institutional change in the region Includes studies of networks within PRC, between PRC and other regions, and in Chinese communities Offers studies centered on Korean, Japanese, and South East Asian Networks Includes a geographical scope that will be broader than other books, aiming to include studies of newly developing economies in South East Asia that share a common cultural heritage (e.g Vietnam)

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific Book

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific


  • Author : Arup Varma
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136584282
  • Total Read : 96
  • File Size : 9,6 Mb

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Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific Summary:

Given the enormous economic and developmental changes being experienced by nations in the Asia-Pacific region, and the related movement of people between and across countries, it is critical that we better understand the HRM policies and practices of these nations. The latest instalment in the Global HRM series, Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific (2E) presents the HRM situations in a number of South-East Asian and Pacific Rim countries, highlighting the growth of the personnel and HR function, the dominant HRM system(s) in the area, the influence of different factors on HRM, and the challenges faced by HR functions in these nations. This edition extends its coverage to Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, and the Philippines; a new chapter discusses HR research challenges in the region, such as the transferability of western constructs, problems with data collection, and the emergence of MNEs from Asia Pacific.

IT Systems and Decisions in Business and Industry Practice Book

IT Systems and Decisions in Business and Industry Practice


  • Author : Iwona Grabara
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release Date : 2015-10-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9783035700992
  • Total Read : 59
  • File Size : 16,9 Mb

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IT Systems and Decisions in Business and Industry Practice Summary:

Selected, peer reviewed papers from the International Conference XXII MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF ASSOCIATION OF INFORMATION SOCIETY, June 22-24, 2015, Czestochowa, Poland. The book contains 35 papers and covers a wide range of topics: Information Technology, Information Society, Information Strategy, Computer System and Information Management

The SAGE Handbook of Industrial Relations Book

The SAGE Handbook of Industrial Relations


  • Author : Paul Blyton
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2008-09-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446266304
  • Total Read : 88
  • File Size : 8,7 Mb

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This handbook is an indispensable teaching, research and reference guide for anyone interested in issues of labour and employment. The editors have assembled a top-flight group of authors and the end-product is an encompassing state-of-the-art review of the industrial relations field' - Professor Bruce E Kaufman, AYSPS, Georgia State University 'This Handbook will quickly become the standard reference in industrial relations research. It provides the most comprehensive and challenging presentation of the key theoretical debates and topics of research that will shape our field well into the 21st century. All who wish to contribute to this field will need to read this volume and then build on what these authors have to say' - Professor Thomas A. Kochan, MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research 'This authoritative panorama of the field demonstrates the contemporary vitality, breadth and critical depth of industrial relations scholarship and research. Thirty-four stimulating essays, by an international blend of leading academics, expertly review the analytical and empirical state of play across all aspects of industrial relations enquiry. In doing so, a rich agenda for further scholarly endeavour emerges' - Paul Marginson, University of Warwick Over the last two decades, a number of factors have converged to produce a major rethink about the field of Industrial Relations. Globalization, the decline of trade unions, the spread of high performance work systems and the emergence of a more feminized, flexible work-force have opened new avenues of inquiry. The SAGE Handbook of Industrial Relations charts these changes and analyzes them. It provides a systematic, comprehensive survey of the field. The book is organized into four interrelated sections: " Theorizing Industrial Relations " The changing institutions that shape employment practice " The processes used by governments, employers and unions " Income inequality, employee wellbeing, business performance and natio

International Migration and Knowledge Book

International Migration and Knowledge


  • Author : Allan Williams
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134108749
  • Total Read : 78
  • File Size : 16,5 Mb

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International Migration and Knowledge Summary:

Two unconnected but important recent academic and policy debates have focussed on the idea of the knowledge-based economy and the economic consequences of increasing international migration. This book challenges pre-conceived views on the debates and argues the need to understand that all migrants are potentially knowledge carriers and learners, and that they play an essential role in the globalization of knowledge transactions. Deconstructing the concept of knowledge, and demonstrating how tacit knowledge is in fact an amalgam of encultured and embrained/embodied forms of knowledge this book considers how international migration has profound consequences, analysed, first, in terms of the economic and immigration strategies of national and regional bodies. And, secondly, the authors explore how the ‘diversity dividend’ of migration is captured by firms through their management strategies, and by individuals through increasingly boundaryless careers, continuous learning and transnational working lives. This research is a highly original contribution which provides the first overview of one of the most dynamic forces for change in the globalising economy. It will challenge migration researchers and students to engage with the management and learning literatures, and it will challenge management and economic policy analysts to think through the role of international migration. As such it will contribute to teaching and research in a range of social science disciplines, as well as to those involved in policy arenas ensuring that firms and all migrants engage in mutual learning and knowledge sharing.