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Working in a Federal Agency: Social Ostracism and Discrimination

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King explains how segregated race relations, tolerated by the federal government, facilitated discrimination and inequality of treatment for Black Americans in federal departments and agencies. He ... More


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


A Community of Employees

Simon Learmount

in Corporate Governance: What Can Be Learned From Japan?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269082
eISBN:
9780191719257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269082.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents an analysis of the role of employees in the governance of their companies. There are two main perspectives on the relevance of employees for the system of corporate governance ... More


Overview of the Host Business Systems

Tony Edwards, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, and Hartmut Wächter

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter establishes the distinctive characteristics of the four host business systems: the UK, Germany, Ireland, and Spain. After providing an overview of the role of foreign, particularly US, ... More


Introduction

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the process of change in seven large organizations operating in the North of England. These organizations were located in the ... More


Comparing Employment Systems

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

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter provides a brief comparison of the employment systems of Japan and the U.S. Three remarkable and apparent paradoxical contrasts between Japan and the U.S. are outlined. In addition, the ... More


Conclusion

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

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter offers the authors' conclusions about how firms' practices and national institutions contribute to different outcomes in growth, security, and equality in Japan and the U.S. The ... More


Understanding Change at Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of the economic and political changes that have affected the system of employment in the UK. It then discusses the changing nature of work; the concept of ... More


Drawing Together the Threads: A Question of Labour Costs and Work Intensification

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter argues that the different employment practices and policies can be interpreted as a function of two interrelated factors: wage labour costs and work intensity. In this way, the separate ... More


Changes in Japanese and South Korean Employment Practices: Lessons on the Character of Institutional Change and of Business Systems

Arjan Keizer

in Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Both Japan and Korea had to whither important economic crises that inspired heated debate about the need for change in their economic institutions. This chapter discusses and compares the subsequent ... More


Jim Crow, GM Crow

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During and after World War II, officials from General Motors often boasted that Flint was a model city of industrial opportunity where all workers could obtain economic security and consumer ... More


Comparing Labor Market Structures and Workplace Dynamics

in Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the explanations for the differences in women's employment trajectories in Japan and Taiwan. It shows how specific differences between the two national labor markets contribute ... More


Conclusion: Tatsuro, “Standing Man”

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter discusses how the postwar period had remained charged with democratic possibility, though ideological retrenchment lingered both domestically and internationally. In an ... More


The Recent Transformation of Participatory Employment Practices in Japan

Takao Kato

in Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620947
eISBN:
9780226620954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620954.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents findings from the most recent research on the transformation of participatory employment practices of Japanese firms in the 1990s, during which the Japanese economy slowed down ... More


The Law of Disparate Treatment and Impact

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explains the different types of allegations of illegal discrimination available under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and examines the proof constructs that the Supreme Court has ... More


The Politics of the FEPC

James Wolfinger

in Philadelphia Divided: Race and Politics in the City of Brotherly Love

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831496
eISBN:
9781469603551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878101_wolfinger.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the issue of race and politics surrounding the creation of the Fair Employment Practices Committee (FEPC) in Philadelphia in 1948, paying particular attention to the involvement ... More


Corporate Management of Science & Scientific Management of Corporations

Catherine L. Fisk

in Working Knowledge: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833025
eISBN:
9781469605333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899069_fisk.13
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how the spread of bureaucratic employment practices and the growth of firms eventually narrowed differences in legal status that previously had separated creative employees from ... More


Cross-border hybridization: The internationalization of a Korea-based manufacturer in China

Hyunji Kwon and Seong-Jae Cho

in After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the strategic internationalization process through the transfer of production and employment practices abroad by examining Hyundai’s operations in Beijing. It explores the ... More


Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States

Seiritsu Ogura, Toshiaki Tachibanaki, and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620947
eISBN:
9780226620954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620954.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This volume, the fourth to result from a collaboration between the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Japan Center for Economic Research, presents a selection of thirteen chapters ... More


“Riveting the Sinews of Democracy”: Defense Workers and Double V

Keona K. Ervin

in Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168838
eISBN:
9780813173924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168838.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black women’s failed attempts to abandon domestic employment for jobs in the lucrative local defense industry became a central mobilizing agenda around which organizers of the March on Washington ... More


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