Asia-Pacific tiers of change

Leggett, Chris J., and Bamber, Greg J. (1996) Asia-Pacific tiers of change. Human Resource Management Journal, 6 (2). pp. 7-19.

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Abstract

This article starts by outlining five explanations of economic growth and four stages of economic development in the Asia-Pacific region. the developed countries there include Japan, Australia and New Zealand. the 'Asian tigers' of Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan form a top tier of post-Japan industrialisers. A second generation of 'tigers' includes Malaysia in the vanguard, with Thailand and the PRC following. A third tier of industrialisers may include countries as diverse as Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia and, perhaps, the countries of the Indian sub-continent. Such a classification provides a context for discussing various approaches to human resources and industrial relations issues in this article and the ones that follow.

Item ID: 16486
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Southeast Asia, industrial relations
ISSN: 1748-8583
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2011 04:41
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150306 Industrial Relations @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910401 Industrial Relations @ 100%
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