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Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter begins with an explanation of the focus of the book: corporate governance and labour management. It then discusses national systems of corporate governance and labour management and ... More


Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book is about the relationship between corporate governance regimes and labour management. It examines how finance and governance influence employment relationships, work organization, and ... More


The Practice of Management—Labour

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The labour-management relationship has been vital not just for its substantial impact within the organization, but also because of its effect on Britain’s wider social, political, and economic ... More


The Dynamics of Adjustment in Economic Practices in Britain, Germany, and France

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter details the different dynamics of economic adjustment in Britain, Germany, and France from the postwar period until today. For Britain, it describes the problems of business in the ... More


Corporate Governance and Employees in Germany: Changing Linkages, Complementarities, and Tensions

Gregory Jackson, Martin Höpner, and Antje Kurdelbusch

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines German corporate governance within a sociological framework. It first examines the basic features of post-war German corporate governance and HRM, as they existed through the ... More


Corporate Governance and Labour Management in the Netherlands: Getting the Best of Both Worlds?

Erik Poutsma and Geert Braam

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The Dutch system of corporate governance exhibits an interesting combination of the Anglo-Saxon market-outsider system and the German relational-insider system. Various phenomena suggest that the ... More


Markets and Relationships: Finance, Governance, and Labour in the United Kingdom

Andrew Pendleton and Howard Gospel

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter assesses the impact of the ownership and governance system on labour management in large companies in the United Kingdom. It shows that the nature of the UK finance/governance system ... More


Towards a Comparative Perspective on Corporate Governance and Labour Management: Enterprise Coalitions and National Trajectories

Gregory Jackson

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents a more explicit comparative analysis and draws out broader conclusions raised by the country case studies. It recommends the need to disaggregate the broad types found in the ... More


Still Three Models of Capitalism? The Impact of Changing Policies and Growing Pressures on Economic Practices

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter adds to the ‘varieties of capitalism’ literature by demonstrating that economic practices of countries are not converging on a one‐size‐fits‐all neo‐liberal model of capitalism, despite ... More


The Rise of a Factory Industry: Silk Reeling in Suwa District

Masaki Nakabayashi

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the modernization of the silk-reeling industry, focusing on the most prosperous silk reeling district of Suwa. The rapid growth of silk reeling in Suwa is attributed to the ... More


Corporate Governance in Germany: Ownership, Codetermination, and Firm Performance in a Stakeholder Economy

Bernd Frick and Erik Lehmann

in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents a meta-analysis of work on German corporate governance and labour management from an Economics perspective. It discusses two characteristics of the German system of corporate ... More


Partnership

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines how GroupCare Hospital expressed its commitment to reducing uncertainty in health care not only in the way that it managed its doctors but also in the partnerships it worked to ... More


Markets, Managers, and the Merger

Mike Ironside and Roger Seifert

in Facing Up to Thatcherism: The History of NALGO 1979-93

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240753
eISBN:
9780191696862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240753.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The dominant view in the labour movement was that Labour under Neil Kinnock could win the next election, only 18 months away, and that the main way to combat the uncertainties and weaknesses among ... More


AT&T: Cooperation Is not Enough

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes two decades of effort at AT&T, starting with shopfloor worker participation with labour-management supervision; and gradually extending to dealing with strategic concerns ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes the path of economic development and capital formation during the half-century after the Korean War, and evaluates the means used for South Korea's success. The chapter also ... More


Managing Labor

Jennifer A. Delton

in The Industrialists: How the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691167862
eISBN:
9780691203324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces industrial relations, which emphasizes reason over “emotion” in dealing with labor. Confronted with the failure of previous approaches, and facing a postwar strike wave and ... More


Were Antebellum Cotton Plantations Factories in the Field?

Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode

in Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226261621
eISBN:
9780226261768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261768.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Using census data, plantation records, and narrative evidence, we investigate whether the popular expression "factories in the field" appropriately characterizes antebellum cotton plantations. Based ... More


Manufacturing Sales Agents: Cultural Capital and Management Strategies

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses variation among individual insurance firms. As the life insurance business relies heavily on sales agents, manufacturing a productive sales force is the core organizational ... More


Reconversion and the Origin of Bargained Plans

Michael A. McCarthy

in Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801454226
eISBN:
9781501708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454226.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter offers a explanation of the proliferation of occupational pension plans after World War II. Principally, it shows that private pension development was neither the result of policy ... More


Epilogue: Managing Women in Wartime and Beyond

Elyssa Faison

in Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows that much continuity existed in the management of female factory labor during wartime and into the postwar era. By the early 1940s, the textile industry had almost totally ... More


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