Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2006

320 Pages | numerous tables & line illus.

ISBN: 9780199268160

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Shifting Boundaries of the Firm

Japanese Company - Japanese Labour

Mari Sako

  • Explores the issues of 'organizational boundaries' for firms and unions that arise with restructuring
  • Draws on data collected from interviews at Toyota and Matsushita and their respective unions
  • Examines the organizational strategies of Japanese corporate management and union leaders in Japan
  • Explores the implications of these issues for other advanced industrial countries for corporate restructuring, jobs, and labour market flexibility
  • Author is a leading international expert on Japanese business

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