International and Comparative Employment Relations
Global Crises and Institutional Responses
- Greg J. Bamber - Professor, International Consortium for Research in Employment & Work, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia
- Fang Lee Cooke - Professor of Human Resource Management and Asia Studies, Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia
- Virginia Doellgast - Cornell University, USA
- Chris F Wright - Associate Professor & Co-Director of the Sydney Employment Relations Research Group, University of Sydney, Australia
Chapters cover the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Italy, France, Germany, Denmark, Japan, South Korea, China, India and South Africa.
Experts examine the context of employment relations in each country: economic, historical, legal, social and political. They consider the roles of the major players and outline the various processes of employment relations, including collective bargaining and arbitration, consultation and employee involvement.
The seventh edition has been thoroughly updated with new examples and discussion questions to engage students and encourage critical thinking. A revamped set of online resources includes PowerPoint slides for lecturers to use in their teaching, as well as useful web links to enhance learning.
- PowerPoint Slides
This book will be welcomed by students and scholars seeking to understand the implications of the interconnectedness of national economies for national level employment relations, institutions and actors … countries are explored in chapters written by national experts who, together with contributions from the esteemed editors, provide detailed information and conceptual tools.
The book breaks new ground as an integrated account of the forces shaping employment relations. It provides expert analysis of the national regulation of labour for more than half the world’s population. The introduction sets out a theoretical framework within which the salient institutional characteristics of the different countries discussed in the following chapters can be appreciated and compared.
This pioneering book sets the standard for the field. It offers a theoretically informed analysis, which links key trends in employment relations across …countries to global phenomena. It is essential reading for those interested in comparative industrial relations as well as political economy.
The most comprehensive and authoritative comparative analysis of employment relations … especially welcomed because … this stellar group of authors and editors provide new insights on the adaptability of labor market institutions across the globe.
By far the best and most widely used comparative industrial relations book.
This latest edition is another major contribution by a group of eminent scholars in the field. It serves to promote the study of comparative employment relations in the current context of globalisation, which is also of topical interest to the International Labour Organization (ILO).
[The book] is state of the art. It is broad in its scope, and sophisticated in its consideration of national context and history. It gives a sense of where countries are headed, but also is replete with micro-level detail drawn from credible primary sources.