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Oil and labor in the Middle East : Saudi Arabia and the oil boom

Author: Peter N Woodward
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1988.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woodward, Peter N.
Oil and labor in the Middle East.
New York : Praeger, 1988
(OCoLC)654342071
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter N Woodward
ISBN: 0275929604 9780275929602
OCLC Number: 17413166
Description: ix, 195 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The commercial/industrial environment --
3. The Saudi labor market --
4. The labor pyramid --
5. Composition of work forces --
6. The make-up of gross salary --
7. The value of savings --
8. Employment agents --
9. Productivity, training, and Saudiization --
10. The Saudi firm --
11. Bargaining position and risk --
12. Home country governments --
13. Personal motivation --
14. Living conditions in the camps --
15. The clash of cultures.
Responsibility: Peter N. Woodward.

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