Work and Pay in Japan / Edition 1

Work and Pay in Japan / Edition 1

by Robert A. Hart, Seiichi Kawasaki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521577721

ISBN-13: 9780521577724

Pub. Date: 04/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Provides a detailed discussion of all aspects of employment (including recruitment, tenure, turnover, promotion, labor force participation, unemployment, and retirement) and labor payments (wages, bonus payments, non-wage costs) in the Japanese labor market. All topics are discussed in relation to comparable experience in the United States and Europe. A major theme

Overview

Provides a detailed discussion of all aspects of employment (including recruitment, tenure, turnover, promotion, labor force participation, unemployment, and retirement) and labor payments (wages, bonus payments, non-wage costs) in the Japanese labor market. All topics are discussed in relation to comparable experience in the United States and Europe. A major theme concerns whether or not key features of Japanese labor market institutions and practices differ from competitor economies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521577724
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Setting the scene; 2. Labour market concepts; 3. Industrial relations; 4. Labour costs; 5. The bonus system; 6. Recruitment, training, promotion and retirement; 7. Employment, productivity and costs over the business cycle; 8. Small businesses, subcontracting and employment; 9. Schooling and earnings; 10. Work and pay in Japan and elsewhere.

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