Review of "Industrial and Employment Relations in the Papua New Guinea Mining Industry" by B. Y. Imbun, 1999, Port Moresby, University of Papua New Guinea Press

Leggett, Chris (2000) Review of "Industrial and Employment Relations in the Papua New Guinea Mining Industry" by B. Y. Imbun, 1999, Port Moresby, University of Papua New Guinea Press. International Journal of Employment Studies, 8 (1). pp. 200-202.

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Abstract

[Extract] Little enough is written about the industrial relations of Papua New Guinea (PNG), which is disappointing because its institutions were deliberately fostered by Australia in the 1960s and early 1970s when the then Territory was approaching independence. Although disappointing, it is not surprising considering that the Australian media continue to refer to Indonesia as 'our nearest neighbour' overlooking both the independence and immediate proximity of PNG. Benedict Imbun's study is a welcome extension to the few studies we have of work and industrialisation in our nearest neighbour.

Item ID: 16493
Item Type: Article (Book Review)
Keywords: Papua New Guinea, industrial relations, mining
ISSN: 1039-6993
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2011 06:11
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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