Table of Contents – The Multi-Dimensions of Industrial Relations in the Asian Knowledge-Based Economies

Table of Contents

Cover image

Title page

Copyright

Acknowledgments

List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Abbreviations

About the Authors

Chapter 1: Overview of Economic Growth and Industrial Relations in Asian Knowledge-Based Economies

1 INTRODUCTION

2 JAPAN

3 KOREA

4 TAIWAN

5 SINGAPORE

6 THAILAND

7 THE PHILIPPINES

8 CONCLUSION

Chapter 2: Industrial Relations in the Turbulent Times

1 INTRODUCTION

2 BUSINESS STRATEGY AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (HRM)

3 UNIONIZATION AND PRODUCTIVITY

4 LABOUR -MANAGEMENT CONFLICT

5 CONFLICT AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING

6 ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT

7 CONCLUSION

ENDNOTES

Chapter 3: Globalization of Japanese Firms and Human Resource Management

1 INTRODUCTION

2 THE CHANGING CONTEXT

3 CHANGING ROLES OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACTORS

4 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN PRACTICE

5 CHANGES IN PAY POLICIES

6 CONCLUSION

7 CASE STUDY

8 QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION

ENDNOTES

Chapter 4: Globalization and Industrial Relations in Korea

1 INTRODUCTION

2 BASIC FEATURES OF KOREA’S INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SYSTEM

3 DEVELOPMENTS IN KOREA’S INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SINCE 1987

4 DISCUSSIONS ON AMENDMENTS ON LABOR LAWS IN KOREA

5 CONCLUSION

6 OVERVIEW OF THE KOREAN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

7 CASE STUDY: GLOBALIZATION AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AT HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY [1]

8 QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION

ENDNOTES

Chapter 5: Industrial Relations in a Knowledge-Based Economy: The Case of the Banking Industry in Taiwan

1 INTRODUCTION

2 THE EMERGENCE OF A KBE AND CHANGES IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN TAIWAN

3 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY

4 CONCLUSION

5 CASE STUDY – THE BANK OF OVERSEAS CHINESE

6 QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION

Chapter 6: Singapore Industrial Relations System in the Globalization Era

1 INTRODUCTION

2 DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN SINGAPORE

3 EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN TRANSITION

4 CONCLUSION

5 CASE STUDY: SINGAPORE AIRLINES

6 QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION

ENDNOTES

SOME USEFUL WEB ADDRESSES

Chapter 7: Globalization and Industrial Relations in Thailand

1 INTRODUCTION

2 THE THAI ECONOMY AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS

3 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN THE 1990s

4 CONCLUSION

5 CASE STUDIES

6 DISCUSSION ON CASE STUDIES

7 QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION

ENDNOTES

Chapter 8: Globalization and Industrial Relations in the Philippines

1 INTRODUCTION

2 THE PHILIPPINE LABOR MARKET CONTEXT

3 PHILIPPINE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

4 CONCLUSION

5 CASE STUDIES

6 QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION

Appendix 1 IMPORTANT LABOR LAWS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Chapter 9: Making Industrial Relations Work in the Globalization Era: Challenges Ahead for Knowledge-Based Economies

1 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

2 MAKING INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS WORK FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

3 CHALLENGES AHEAD

References