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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

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of the American business model in the transformation of European ... More


Stability of European Industries: Preserving Structural Arrangements before 1939

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the stability of European industries and efforts to preserve structural arrangements of national systems of industrial ... More


The North Atlantic Business Triangle and the Constellation of 1900–1901

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins the story of the American–British–German business and political relationship in the year 1900. It assesses the prevailing attitudes toward this transitional period in terms of ... More


Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Stephen J. Silvia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Since the onset of the Great Recession, Germany's economy has been praised for its superior performance, which has been reminiscent of the “economic miracle” of the 1950s and 1960s. Such acclaim is ... More


The American Structural Revolution: Inventing the Corporate System of Industrial Production

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the cross-national transfer of national industrial structural frameworks during the 1940s. After World War II, several ... More


Economic and Employment Contexts

Brian Towers

in The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Several scholars have recognized that changes in industrial relations ‘systems’ account for a slow process in which both the external and internal forces of movement are tempered by other factors ... More


Becoming a New Liberal, 1887–1898

P. J. Cain

in Hobson and Imperialism: Radicalism, New Liberalism, and Finance 1887-1938

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203902
eISBN:
9780191719141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203902.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that Hobson's radicalism was not inherited, but something he had to learn after he came to London in the mid-1880s and began writing ‘A London Letter’ for his father's ... More


Socio-Political Structures and Market Organization in Regional Industrial Systems

Xiaoke Zhang

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/9780198729167.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents a comparative analysis of changes and variations in the configuration of exchange relationships between IC design houses and their local customers in Hsinchu-Taipei, Hong Kong ... More


Introduction

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book explores the trajectory of Germany's industrial relations system in the years after World War II and relates it to the German economy. The story of industrial relations in postwar Germany ... More


The Enduring Resilience of the Law and the State in German Industrial Relations

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines how law and the state supported and sustained Germany's postwar industrial relations system. It first provides an overview of the German labor law before considering how the ... More


Codetermination: Pillar of Postwar German Industrial Relations

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines Germany's distinctive system of codetermination (Mitbestimmung), which gives employees some say in management decision making, and the role it played in preserving the solidity ... More


Defense Industries and Weapons Procurement

Daivd Shambaugh

in Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225077
eISBN:
9780520938106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225077.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter combines the analysis of China's military-industrial system with cataloguing the weapons currently in the People's Liberation Army' inventory. There is probably no area of China's ... More


Human error and the problem of causality in analysis of accidents

J. Rasmussen

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Analyses of the major accidents during recent decades have concluded that human errors on the part of operators, designers, or managers have played a major role. There are, however, several basic ... More


Employers Associations: From Regaining Credibility to Retaining Relevance

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the relevance of employers associations to postwar Germany's industrial relations system. It begins with a brief overview of the prewar establishment and postwar reconstruction ... More


Conclusion: Integrating the Pieces and Looking toward the Future

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book concludes by discussing the findings presented in the first five chapters and integrating them into a comprehensive picture of industrial relations in Germany. It shows that labor law and ... More


Motivating Green Growth: The Political Economy of Energy Systems Transformation

Mark Huberty

in Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Climate change mitigation requires a transformation of modern energy systems. That transformation carries with it serious and intertwined technical, political, and economic consequences. The ... More


The origins of child welfare in Ireland, 1838–1952

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter One addresses the origins of welfare in Ireland from 1838 to 1952, looking at general trends, legislation, ideology, religion, and society, in order to establish the broad context in which ... More


Sugar’s Industrial Complex

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter chronicles the rise of the industrial plantation, which formed the core of a vast sugar-making complex that spread throughout the islands. Beginning in the 1880s, the industrial ... More


Gresford: The Anatomy of a Disaster

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238928
eISBN:
9781846313240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313240
Subject:
History, Social History

The worst disaster of the North Wales coalfield, and one of the worst in the history of the British mining industry, occurred in 1934, killing 256 men and devastating a small community. This book ... More


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