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Work and Employment in a Globalized Era

An Asia-Pacific Focus

Yaw A. Debrah og Ian G. Smith

Frank Cass Publishers 2003, 272 s. ISBN 0714681628
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Looking at the change in work brought about by globalization, this text examines how global competitive pressures in Asia are transforming workplace relations and impacting on strategies of managers as well as the responses and behaviours of trade unions and employees.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Work and employment in a globalized era, Yaw A. Debrah and Ian G. Smith
- globalization and confrontation - the transformation of the Australian coal industry, Peter Waring et al
- Australian trade unions' responses to human resource management initiatives in a globalized era, Peter Holland et al
- labour responses to globalization - the Australian experience, Bernard McKenna
- cross-cultural diversity, leadership and workplace relations in Australia, Dianne Lewis et al
- expatriate academics in a globalized era - the beginnings of an untold story?, Julian Richardson
- globalized new public management and its impact on scientific research activity in New Zealand, Steve McKenna
- globalization, economic crisis and employment practices - lesson from a large Malaysian Islamic institution, Pawan Budhwar and Khairul Fadzil
- global competitive pressures, labour market and employment issues in the Japanese service sector, Yoko Sano
- globalization, economic development and the reliance on "guanxi" as a job search strategy by Chinese students, Cheng Soo May
- conclusion - globalization, work and employment in the Asia-Pacific region, Ian G. Smith and Yaw A. Debrah.