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International Comparisons of Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Worker Well‐Being

Rita Claes, René Schalk, and Jeroen de Jong

in Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The study was designed to explore the impact of any country differences on the use of and impact of temporary employment contracts. In addition, data were collected from three broad sectors to ... More


Global Location Behavior and Organizational Dynamics of Japanese Electronics Firms and Their Impact on Regional Economies *

Masahisa Fujita and Ryoichi Ishii

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Building on the experience of nine Japanese electronics firms after World War II, the authors look at the explanatory contribution of selective factor disadvantages operating at the country level ... More


Urban Design, Planning, and the Politics of Development in Curitiba

Clara Irazábal

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines urban design and planning projects and processes in Curitiba, Brazil, which have been taking place since the 1960s. It discusses some political and institutional factors that ... More


Case study one: labour migration policy change in Spain

Alex Balch

in Managing Labour Migration in Europe: Ideas, Knowledge and Policy Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080722
eISBN:
9781781701805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents the results of the research on labour migration policy change in Spain from 1995 to 2008. It briefly explores Spain's migratory history and potential intervening variables or ... More


Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Shizuka Oshitani

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book attempts a systematic comparison of Japanese and British climate policy and politics. Focusing on institutional contrasts between Japan and Britain in terms of corporatist or pluralist ... More


Family Values in Music? Billie Holiday's and Bing Crosby's “I'll Be Seeing You'”

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter compares Bing Crosby and Billie Holiday's recorded renditions of the song I'll Be Seeing You. It highlights the differences in terms of the way the public and music industry treated ... More


Moral Hazard and Herd Behaviour in the Financial Crisis

Bruno S. Frey and Reto Cueni

in Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198723202
eISBN:
9780191790294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723202.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

There is always the risk that a predominant opinion suppresses alternative arguments. Once such an opinion prevails in an organization, it imposes costs to everyone who contradicts. If these costs ... More


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