Changing employment relations in the Asia-Pacific region

Bamber, Greg J., and Leggett, Chris J. (2001) Changing employment relations in the Asia-Pacific region. International Journal of Manpower, 22 (4). pp. 300-317.

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Abstract

Discusses the employment relations (ER) of seven countries: Australia, New Zealand and Japan have in different ways been restructuring their ER for increased flexibility. The South Korean process of democratisation has included a reduction in state regulation of unions. Taiwan's democratisation has led its government to become more active in ER. The People's Republic of China's transition from a highly regulated to a "socialist market" economy has had significant implications for ER. In Indonesia, the end of the Soharto regime offered opportunities for greater recognition of workers' interests, but these were checked initially by political instabilities and the 1997 Asian economic crisis.

Item ID: 16496
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1758-6577
Keywords: employee relations, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2011 04:03
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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