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U.K. management/union relations - Japanese style

Tony Pegge

U.K. management/union relations - Japanese style

by Tony Pegge

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Published by Trent Business School in Nottingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTony Pegge.
SeriesOpen lectures on industrial relations. The changing contours of collective bargaining, Open lectures on industrial relations. Thechanging contours of collective bargaining (Trent Business School)
ContributionsTrent Business School.
The Physical Object
Pagination50p.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14853243M

The American union has an adversary relationship with management and uses the strike as a weapon to achieve higher wages and benefits for union members. Another way that Japanese and traditional U.S. management practices differ is in the area of production. At the same time, Japan was able to keep its unemployment rate between and percent from to The structure of the nation's employment system and relatively harmonious labor-management relations were two of the reasons for this enviable performance. .

  The company’s chief executive acted quickly to refute allegations of a brutal work environment, but maybe what his employees need is a trade union . William Adams, a seaman from Gillingham, Kent, was the first English adventurer to arrive in as an advisor to the Tokugawa shōgun, he was renamed Miura Anjin, granted a house and land, and spent the rest of his life in his adopted also became one of the first known foreign Samurai.; John Davis, the famous English explorer, was killed by Japanese pirates off.

  Japan and the U.K. were on the same page on most subjects covered by their proposed free trade pact during face-to-face ministerial negotiations this . This article first reviews major explanations of the Japanese business–government model. Where it departs from general treatment of participation of business interests, it especially focuses on large Japanese multinational firms' lobbying strategies within the policy-making process. Then, in order to highlight the nature of the Japanese business–government model, the pattern of Japanese.


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