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Transnational corporations, trade unions and industrial relations

Wright, Michael.

Transnational corporations, trade unions and industrial relations

by Wright, Michael.

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Published by Transnational Corporations Research Project, University of Sydney in [Sydney] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International business enterprises.,
  • Labor unions.,
  • Industrial relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementMichael Wright.
    SeriesWorking paper / Transnational Corporations Research Project, University of Sydney -- 10, Working paper (Transnational Corporations Research Project (University of Sydney)) -- no. 10.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22094607M
    ISBN 100908470150

    Multinational corporation, the nation state, and the trade unions. Kent, Ohio: Comparative Administration Research Institute, Kent State University: Distributed by Kent State University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Beating global capital: a framework and method for union strategic corporate research and campaigns / Tom Juravich -- "Due diligence" at APM-Maersk: from Malaysian industrial dispute to Danish cross-border labor campaign / Peter Wad -- Indian labor legislation and cross-border solidarity in historical context / Ashwini Sukthankar and Kevin Kolben -- Struggle, perseverance, and organization.

    In combining the micropolitics approach in international management, the industrial relations literature and business ethics, this article conceptualizes global framework agreements as an alliance between central CSR managers of transnational corporations and central actors within trade unions to monitor subsidiaries in the implementation of CSR policies. The empirical investigation, based on. Industrial Internet Cultural. Transnational corporations have an increasing amount of political "clout" in the world. Corporations have begun to fully replace governments as the major force in daily life. the gradual dismantling of labor unions and other trade-related associations.

    and comparative industrial relations, few writers neoliberal state and transnational corporations” (p. 2). and participatory alternative that moves trade unions away from the calcifying. The organization of labor through their trade unions becomes more and more theories and effects relating to transnational corporations will prove invaluable to post graduate and advanced.


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Transnational corporations, trade unions and industrial relations by Wright, Michael. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is concerned with understanding the spatial extension of trade union action, and in particular the development of new forms of collective mobilization, network-building, and forms of regulation that bridge local and transnational issues.5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Transnational corporations, trade unions and industrial relations. [Michael Wright]. Book Description. Transnational trade union action has expanded significantly over the last few decades and has taken a variety of shapes and trajectories.

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Multi-National Corporations, Trade Unions and Industrial Relations: A Case Study of Jamaica About this book. Transnational Industrial Relations The Impact of Multi-National Corporations and Economic Regionalism on Industrial Relations.

Authors: Gunter, Hans Free PreviewBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Harrod J. () Multi-National Corporations, Trade Unions and Industrial Relations: A Case Study of Jamaica.

In: Günter H. (eds) Transnational Industrial Relations. Palgrave Macmillan, London. Book Transnational Corporations and the Global Economy This book brings together papers written by representatives from UN agencies and academics who take a fresh look at the expanding role of transnational corporations and foreign direct investment in the world economy.

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Trade Unions and Multinational Companies: A multi-level challenge mobilisation of transnational industrial relations structures such as European Works Councils by prompted debate about viable trade union responses. In his classic book, Charles Levinson (). TRADE UNIONS AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN GHANA page iii.

Students and other users of this book will notice that it is quite different from other refusal of mining companies to bargain with the Mines Employees' Unions for 12 months. The Union embarked on. Trade unions and transnational industrial relations Robert Taylor Introduction The history of international labour has so far proved to be more a triumph of rhetoric over substance.

For the most part, cross-border cooperation between trade unions has proved to be difficult and usually fragile. Too often workers have remained divided among themselves by. Transnational trade union action has expanded significantly over the last few decades and has taken a variety of shapes and trajectories.

This book is concerned with understanding the spatial extension of trade union action, and in particular the development of new forms of collective mobilization, network-building, and forms of regulation that bridge local and transnational issues. Transnational corporations and state-owned multi-nationals have increasingly implemented deteriorating terms and conditions of employment, with vulnerable and insecure job contracts.

In this context, there has been a wide-ranging debate about the form of trade unionism, the bases for collective organization and struggle and the future of trade.

Such influence depended on the co‐ordination of workplace‐ and firm‐level industrial relations institutions, union access to management at headquarters level and union receptiveness to and outward engagement with transnational activity.

Global Framework Agreements and Trade Unions as Monitoring Agents in Transnational Corporations. In our increasingly competitive, uncertain, complex world marketplace, multinational companies, unions, and governments must rethink and adjust their human resource strategies and legislative policies again and again.

Cooke and the contributors to this wide ranging volume provide case studies and original analyses of present and coming human resource issues and problems.1/5(1). perspective of these trends and considers the changing roles of transnational corporations, trade unions and governments as a result of the liberalization of foreign-direct-investment policies.

The report has close to pages and contains more than tables and figures. The transnational turn in the humanities and social sciences has had slender impact on the study of trade unionism in Britain. In industrial relations and labor history, the fields where most research into trade unions has been conducted, approaches have remained insular.

Transnational Trade Union Action in Europe. European Societies: Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. Of crucial importance to any corporation is the relationship between management and its employees and their trade union representatives, and thus it is not surprising that the internationalization of management through the multinational corporation has had important consequences for industrial relations in general and trade union strategies in particular.

It discusses the problem of accountability of corporations in general and examines the accountability gaps that are particularly severe as a result of the global reach and power of TNCs, notably those related to the collusion between government officials and TNCs, to regulatory competition, to state weakness and breakdown, and to political subversion.

viii Transnational Corporations, Vol. 16, No. 1 (April ) research and publish (in collaboration with other scholars) on trade and competition, globalization and its economic consequences, industrial policy and industrialization, and innovation and technological capabilities.

In consequence, the stream of articles.Industrial relations and workers' rights have been traditionally managed by the processes of collective bargaining and industry level agreements between organizations and unions under various degrees of government intervention and supervision in different countries over the years.Multinational companies (MNCs) are significant employers across Europe, with corresponding influence in national collective bargaining systems.

The international organisation and management structures of MNCs – and their capacity to move production and jobs across borders – have implications for the structure, agenda and outcomes of collective bargaining.