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Work and Employment in a Globalized Era An Asia Pacific Focus (Studies in Asia Pacific Business) by Yaw A. Debrah

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Employment & unemployment,
  • Globalization,
  • Work & labour,
  • Pacific Area,
  • Industrial relations,
  • Social Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • ASIA,
  • Personnel management,
  • Labor,
  • Political Science / Economic Conditions,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Australia,
  • Labor market

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7800761M
ISBN 100714681628
ISBN 109780714681627

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  This book discusses the issues and challenges of organizing and managing in the context of a globalized world. It provides insights and perspectives on the realities of organization in a world where governance structures, organizational processes, management practices, and employment relations are in a vortex of transformation. Thus, we can conclude that globalization has opened new ways to each and every company and improved the level of work and employment in a developing country like India (Torp, ). References Bertho, M., Crawford, B. and Fogarty, E. ().   This article analyzes the implications and consequences of globalization for employment in developing countries and industrialized economies. It shows that, starting , economic growth has slowed down and unemployment levels have been higher, while employment creation has been slower, as compared with the preceding three decades. Such jobless growth, which is the outcome of policies .   The more diversity that exists in the workplace due to globalization, the greater the need for coaching and training employees. Workers from different backgrounds may have trouble connecting with each other. Cultural competency training is now necessary so employees have the tools to work efficiently and effectively with different cultures.

employment, and (iv) there may be a reverse impact of employment on economic globalisation. Job content of trade The job content of trade method is an attempt to quantify the impact of one dimension of economic globalisation (international trade) on three dimensions of employment.   The end result is that millions of American jobs became obsolete. Of the million jobs lost to China, million of them were in manufacturing—and those lost manufacturing jobs account for two-thirds of all U.S. manufacturing jobs. Companies that made computer and electronic parts, textiles and apparel, and furniture were hit the hardest. The United States eventually inherited that globalized, battle-scarred world soon after the Second World War and began to engineer what would become the second stage of globalization. If the first stage of globalization was marked by empire, the second one came out of . Work and Employment in a Globalized Era: An Asia Pacific Focus View larger image. By: Yaw A. Debrah and Ian G. Smith.

"Demographic and technological trends have yielded new forms of work that are increasingly more precarious, globalized, and brand centered. Some of these shifts have led to a marked decrease in the visibility of work or workers. This edited collection examines situations in which technology and employment practices hide labor within the formal paid labor market, with implications for workplace.   In her novel Women, Work, and Globalization, Bahira Trask focuses on the microlevel impacts of globalization on women today. She incorporates ecological, socio-historical, as well as cultural perspectives within her examination of globalization and women in our modern day s: 6.   Work and Employment in a Globalized Era: An Asia Pacific Focus. Yaw A. Debrah and Ian G. Smith, editors. Frank Cass. [pounds sterling] (US$). pages. ISBN   image caption Little big planet: As a result of connectivity and globalisation millions of jobs across the world are disappearing, Her last book - about the future of work - was 'The Shift'.