Globalization Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific

This book represents a unique study which reviews employment conditions in Asia and the Pacific in the context of globalization and increasing pressure towards flexibilization. It places a strong focus on the diverging experiences of individual workers in their employment conditions such as employment status, wages/incomes, working time, work organizations and health and safety. Along with thematic studies concerning the roles of workers voice and labour regulation in determining employment conditions, this book includes nine country studies which have been undertaken based on a common research framework for a more rigorous comparison in the region. A systematic review of employment conditions in the countries which are carefully selected in the region National-level analysis based on a common research framework A highly analytical and timely analysis of workers voice and labour regulation with respect to employment conditions

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  • Author : Sangheon Lee
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 480 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632479
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Globalization, Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific

Globalization, Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific
  • Author : Sangheon Lee,Francois Eyraud
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2008
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This book represents a unique study which reviews employment conditions in Asia and the Pacific in the context of globalization and increasing pressure towards flexibilization. It places a strong focus on the diverging experiences of individual workers in their employment conditions such as employment status, wages/incomes, working time, work organizations and health and safety. Along with thematic studies concerning the roles of workers voice and labour regulation in determining employment conditions, this book includes nine country studies which have

Routledge Handbook of Human Resource Management in Asia

Routledge Handbook of Human Resource Management in Asia
  • Author : Fang Lee Cooke,Sunghoon Kim
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 September 2017
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Human Resource Management (HRM) is fundamentally shaped by institutional and cultural factors, such as the different political environments and social philosophies of particular countries and regions. By examining the various organizational aspects of business life and systems of people management in Asia, the study of HRM across the continent can, therefore, give us a greater understanding of Asian societies, as well as the contemporary world of work more generally. This handbook provides an up-to-date and intellectually engaging overview of HRM

Labour in the Clothing Industry in the Asia Pacific

Labour in the Clothing Industry in the Asia Pacific
  • Author : Vicki Crinis,Adrian Vickers
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 25 November 2016
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The clothing industry provides employment for 60 million workers worldwide. More than a quarter of these workers are employed in the Asia-Pacific region, where the industry is based on subcontracted production on behalf of international buyers. Rapid movements of manufacturing activity from country to country in search of cost advantages make clothing workers part of a globalizing labour market where they increasingly suffer from job insecurity. This book presents carefully researched case studies which highlight the ways in which labour is

Global Wage Report 2008/09

Global Wage Report 2008/09
  • Author : International Labour Office
  • Publisher : International Labour Organisation
  • Release : 24 February 2021
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Wages are a major component of decent work, yet there is a serious knowledge gap in this increasingly important area. This volume, the first in a new series focusing on wage developments, reviews major trends in the level and distribution of wages around the world since 1995. It considers the effects of economic growth and globalization on wage trends, looking closely at the role of minimum wages and collective bargaining. It also suggests ways to improve wage levels and to enable

East Asian Capitalism

East Asian Capitalism
  • Author : Andrew Walter,Xiaoke Zhang
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 26 July 2012
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This volume explores variations, continuities, and changes in the institutional foundations of East Asian capitalism since the 1980s, as reflected in business systems, financial structures, and labour markets. These three institutional dimensions have constituted the main underpinnings of post-war capitalist development in East Asia. While the volume encompasses a range of different cases, specific issues and diverse methodologies, they are all structured aroundthe two dominant themes-the continuities and changes in the institutional underpinnings of capitalist development and the main driving

Globalisation and Work in Asia

Globalisation and Work in Asia
  • Author : John Burgess,Julia Connell
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 14 March 2007
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Reviews employment conditions in Asian countries. This book addresses the issue of whether globalisation, taken to mean the growing international integration of economies, is a factor that leads to a convergence of employment conditions, and importantly, an improvement in employment conditions.

The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations

The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations
  • Author : Adrian Wilkinson,Geoffrey Wood,Richard Deeg
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 13 March 2014
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There have been numerous accounts exploring the relationship between institutions and firm practices. However, much of this literature tends to be located into distinct theoretical-traditional 'silos', such as national business systems, social systems of production, regulation theory, or varieties of capitalism, with limited dialogue between different approaches to enhance understanding of institutional effects. Again, evaluations of the relationship between institutions and employment relations have tended to be of the broad-brushstroke nature, often founded on macro-data, and with only limited attention

Global Wage Report 2010/11

Global Wage Report 2010/11
  • Author : International Labour Office
  • Publisher : International Labour Organisation
  • Release : 24 February 2021
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This volume reviews the global and regional wage trends during the economic and financial crisis of 2008-09. Part I highlights the slowdown in the growth of monthly average wages as well as some short-term fluctuations in the wage share. These changes happened against a backdrop of wage moderation in the years before the crisis and a long-term trend of rising wage inequality since the mid-1990s. Part II discusses the role of wage policies in times of crisis and recovery.

Regulating for Decent Work

Regulating for Decent Work
  • Author : S. Lee,D. McCann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 June 2011
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Regulating for Decent Work is a response to the dominant deregulatory approaches that have shaped labour market regulation in recent years. The inter-disciplinary and international approach invigorates current debates through the identification of new challenges, subjects and perspectives.