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The Cheabol and Labour in Korea: The Development of Management Strategy in Hyundai
     

The Cheabol and Labour in Korea: The Development of Management Strategy in Hyundai

by Seung Ho Kwon, Michael O'Donnell
 

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ISBN-10: 0415221692

ISBN-13: 9780415221696

Pub. Date: 05/29/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This important new study argues that an historical analysis of the labour-management policies of the Korean family conglomerates, or chaebol, is essential for a complete understanding of the dynamics of South Korean industrial relations. Focusing on the labour-management strategies of the Hyundai Business Group, the book offers a new perspective on the Asian

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This important new study argues that an historical analysis of the labour-management policies of the Korean family conglomerates, or chaebol, is essential for a complete understanding of the dynamics of South Korean industrial relations. Focusing on the labour-management strategies of the Hyundai Business Group, the book offers a new perspective on the Asian 'tiger' economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415221696
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/29/2001
Series:
Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The political economy of South Korea 3. The state, the chaebol and independent trade unions 4. Family business and expansion: 1940-1960s 5. Towards formalisation of labor management in Hyundai 6. Business diversity and concentration: 1970s-early 1980s 7. The organization of work in heavy industries 8. A dual approach to personnel management and labour resistance 9. Crisis and transition: early 1980s-1990s 10. The re-emergence of independent trade unions 11. Decentralization of heavy industries 12. The extension of paternalism and union-avoidance 13. Conclusion

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