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Shifting boundaries of the firm : japanese company - japanese labour

Author: Mari Sako
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
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All firms wrestle with restructuring, involving consolidation of mergers and acquisitions on the one hand, and fragmentation through outsourcing and spin-offs on the other. This is an in-depth investigation into the issue of 'organizational boundaries' that arises from such restructuring, looking at Japanese corporate management and union leaders.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mari Sako
ISBN: 9780199547036 9780199268160 0199268169 0199547033
OCLC Number: 473011398
Notes: All firms wrestle with restructuring, involving consolidation of mergers and acquisitions on the one hand, and fragmentation through outsourcing and spin-offs on the other. This is an in-depth investigation into the issue of 'organizational boundaries' that arises from such restructuring, looking at Japanese corporate management and union leaders.
Description: xii, 291 s
Contents: Introduction; 1. Strategy, Structure, and Institutions of Management and Labo 2. From Factory to Enterprise, from Enterprise to Corporate Group; 3. Strateg and Structure at Matsushita Group; 4. Strategy and Structure at Toyota Group; Inter-Industry Differences: Criteria fro Union Boundary Decisions; 6. Intra-Industry Differences I: Why Companies Differ; 7. Intra-Industry Differencesx II: Why Unions Differ; 8. Harmonization vs. Differentiation, Employment Security vs. Labour Flexibility; Conclusions; Appendix: List of Interviews

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