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Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Clair Brown, Michael Reich, Lloyd Ulman, and Yoshifumi Nakata

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book provides an integrated and detailed analysis of the components of firm human resources systems in the U.S. and Japan. It examines the relationship between company practices and national ... More


Constructing and Consolidating the Standard Employment Relationship in International Labour Regulation

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter traces the evolution of the SER as the baseline of international labour regulation in the interwar and post‐World War II periods. It reviews the SER's central pillars—the bilateral ... More


Introduction: “whose Values?”

James ƠToole

in The Executive's Compass: Business and the Good Society

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096446
eISBN:
9780199854875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096446.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses the difficulties that modern executive leaders face due to “cross-cultural empowerment”, leaving them less “free to choose”, in the famous words of Milton Friedman, due to the ... More


Why We Disagree

James ƠToole

in The Executive's Compass: Business and the Good Society

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096446
eISBN:
9780199854875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096446.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter opens with the problem of how, with the advent of modern democracy, no executive decision ever satisfies everyone. It also discusses the concept of the good society as one that is ... More


Four Poles of the Good Society

James ƠToole

in The Executive's Compass: Business and the Good Society

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096446
eISBN:
9780199854875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096446.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter provides a more detailed explanation of the four “great themes of political argument”, being Liberty, Equality, Efficiency, and Community. Liberty describes actions in these three ... More


Democracy: Wellspring of the Good Society

James ƠToole

in The Executive's Compass: Business and the Good Society

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096446
eISBN:
9780199854875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096446.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses the trade-offs necessary between the four ideas discussed in the previous chapters: liberty, equality, efficiency, and community. Of particular importance are the liberty ... More


Framing Work: Unitary, Pluralist and Critical Perspectives in the 21st Century

Edmund Heery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Framing Work provides a broad overview of contemporary writing about work and employment. The book makes use of Alan Fox’s concept of ‘frames of reference’ and identifies competing unitary, ... More


A Political-Institutional Model of Real Exchange Rates, Competitiveness, and the Division of Labor

Torben Iversen and David Soskice

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter addresses three related and unsolved puzzles in the political economy literature on advanced economies that are closely related to three central themes for this volume: prices, ... More


Introduction: The Finnish model of innovation and welfare

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The Nordic welfare states have been at top of the lists of national competiveness and innovativeness in the 2000s. The reasons for this include universal public services, high-level of education of ... More


An enabling welfare state, collective learning, and democracy

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Chapter 8 summarizes the argument of the book by outlining a model of an enabling welfare state. An enabling welfare state can be regarded as a new stage in the development of the Nordic welfare ... More


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