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Transnational Cooperation among Labor Unions
Organized labor faces enormous challenges in the increasingly global economy. The effect of multinational corporations, the portability of technology and capital, and lowered trade barriers in international commerce have all sparked...



On the Front Line
Organization of Work in the Information Economy
Stephen Frenkel, Marek Korczynski, Karen A. Shire, May Tam
The importance of customer service is widely emphasized in business today. This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the organization and dynamics of front-line work. The volume is based on a four-year study of over a thousand employees and...



Democracy at Work in an Indian Industrial Cooperative
The Story of Kerala Dinesh Beedi
Richard W. Franke, Pyralal Raghavan, T. M. Thomas Isaac
The authors tell the story of a democratic workers' cooperative that makes hand-rolled cigarettes, known as "beedis," in the unorganized sector of a fiercely competitive capitalist economy in India. For decades, beedi workers have been among the...



After Lean Production
Evolving Employment Practices in the World Auto Industry
Industrial relations experts from eleven countries consider the state of the automobile industry...



After Lean Production
Evolving Employment Practices in the World Auto Industry
Industrial relations experts from eleven countries consider the state of the automobile industry...



Japan Works
Power and Paradox in Postwar Industrial Relations
John Price
The postwar miracle, says John Price, made Japan and its corporations the toast of the global village, with scholars across the United States pointing to Japan as the model for future enterprise. The economic bubble burst, however, in 1989, and...



Japan Works
Power and Paradox in Postwar Industrial Relations
John Price
The postwar miracle, says John Price, made Japan and its corporations the toast of the global village, with scholars across the United States pointing to Japan as the model for future enterprise. The economic bubble burst, however, in 1989, and...



Alternatives to Lean Production
Work Organization in the Swedish Auto Industry
Christian Berggren



Making Mondragón
The Growth and Dynamics of the Worker Cooperative Complex
William Foote Whyte, Kathleen King Whyte
Making Mondragón is a groundbreaking look at the history of worker ownership in the Spanish cooperative. First published in 1988, it remains the best source for those looking to glean a rich body of ideas for potential adaptation and implementation elsewhere from Mondragón's long and varied experience.



In the Way of Women
Men's Resistance to Sex Equality in Organizations
Cynthia Cockburn
How are men responding to feminism? In particular, at work dealing with the challenge to their power and privilege represented by positive action for sex equality? The 1980s saw many...



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