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A theory of employment systems : micro-foundations of diversity

Author: David Marsden
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Theory of Employment Systems considers why there are such great international differences in the way employment relations are organized within the firm. Taking account of the growing evidence that international diversity persists despite 'globalization', it sets out from the theory of the firm first developed by Coase and Simon, and explains why firms and workers should use the employment relationship as the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Marsden
ISBN: 0198294220 9780198294221 0198294239 9780198294238
OCLC Number: 40838821
Description: xvi, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. A theory of employment systems --
pt. 2. Evidence and personnel management implications --
pt. 3. Conclusions.
Responsibility: David Marsden.
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'A Theory of Employment Systems' provides an analysis of employment systems in leading industrialized countries at both macro and micro levels. In doing so, the author reviews the major theories of  Read more...

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