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Globalization, outsourcing and labour development in ASEAN

Author: Shandre Thangavelu; Aekapol Chongvilaivan.
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge studies in the modern world economy, 115.
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Due to technical advances in production and communication technology, outsourcing - contracting out production of intermediate materials and services - has affected the economic growth of the ASEAN region. This new book fills an important gap in the literature looking at the impact outsourcing has on labour markets, its subtle effects on regional economies and policy implications. Shandre Thangavelu and Aekapol  Read more...
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Thangavelu, Shandre, 1969-
Globalization, outsourcing and labour development in ASEAN.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013
(DLC) 2012046638
(OCoLC)613424424
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shandre Thangavelu; Aekapol Chongvilaivan.
ISBN: 9781135050009 1135050007
OCLC Number: 847526804
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 144 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Introduction --
Economics of outsourcing : a literature survey --
Outsourcing decisions : theory and evidence --
Outsourcing and labour productivity --
Outsourcing and wage inequality --
Outsourcing in emerging countries : a case study from Vietnam --
Managing global supply chain disruptions : experience from Thailand's 2011 flooding --
Outsourcing and policy implications.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the modern world economy, 115.
Responsibility: Shandre Thangavelu and Aekapol Chongvilaivan.
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Due to technical advances in production and communication technology, outsourcing - contracting out production of intermediate materials and services - has affected the economic growth of the ASEAN region. This new book fills an important gap in the literature looking at the impact outsourcing has on labour markets, its subtle effects on regional economies and policy implications. Shandre Thangavelu and Aekapol Chongvilaivan investigate various impacts of outsourcing on labour markets, such as its effects on labour productivity, skill upgrading, human capital, and training, in ASEAN.

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