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Labor Relations in a Globalizing World free pdf Compelled by the extent to which globalization has changed the nature of labor relations, Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan, and Alexander J. S. Colvin give us the first textbook to focus on the workplace outcomes of the production of goods and services in emerging countries. In Labor Relations in a Globalizing World, they draw lessons from the United States and other advanced industrial countries to provide a menu of options for management, labor, and government leaders in emerging countries. They include discussions based in countries such as China, Brazil, India, and South Africa which, given the advanced levels of economic development they have already achieved, are often described as "transitional," because the labor relations practices and procedures used in those countries are still in a state of flux. Katz, Kochan, and Colvin analyze how labor relations functions in emerging countries in a manner that is useful to practitioners, policymakers, and academics. They take account of the fact that labor relations are much more politicized in emerging countries than in advanced industrialized countries. They also address the traditional role played by state-dominated unions in emerging countries and the recent increased importance of independent unions that have emerged as alternatives. These independent unions tend to promote firm- or workplace-level collective bargaining in contrast to the more traditional top-down systems. Katz, Kochan, and Colvin explain how multinational corporations, nongovernmental organizations, and other groups that act across national borders increasingly influence work and employment outcomes.

About Harry C. Katz

Harry C. Katz is the Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining at Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). He is coauthor of Labor Relations in a Globalizing World, The Transformation of American Industrial Relations, Second Edition, and Converging Divergences and coeditor of Rekindling the Movement, all from Cornell, among many other books. Thomas A. Kochan is the George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management, Professor of Work and Employment Research and Engineering Systems, and Co-Director of the Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research at MIT. He is coauthor of Labor Relations in a Globalizing World, Healing Together, Up in the Air, and The Transformation of American Industrial Relations, Second Edition, all from Cornell, and author or editor of many other books. Alexander J. S. Colvin is Professor of Labor Relations and the Martin F. Scheinman Professor of Conflict Resolution at the ILR School, Cornell University and the Associate Director of the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution. He is coauthor with Harry C. Katz and Thomas A. Kochan of Labor Relations in a Globalizing World and An Introduction to Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations, Fourth Edition.

Details Book

Author : Harry C. Katz
Publisher : ILR Press
Data Published : 15 January 2015
ISBN : 0801479894
EAN : 9780801479892
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 368 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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