Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 June 2008

304 Pages | numerous tables and figures


ISBN: 9780199547036

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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 from corporate 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 for corporate restructuring, jobs, and labour market flexibility in other advanced countries
  • Author is a leading international expert on Japanese business

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