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Employee Voice in Emerging Economies by Amanda Pyman

Within the labor relations paradigm, employee voice is broadly defined as the ways and means through which employees 'have a say' and influence organizational issues at work. Whilst we know much about employee voice in the Anglo-American (developed) world, we know much less about how employee voice operates in emerging economies. This volume explores the nature of employee voice in four emerging economies: Argentina, China, India and South Korea. The volume brings together an internationally renowned group of contributors who are experts in their field and an authority on their countries, to combine cutting edge research and theory in this essential exploration of voice in emerging economies.

This volume identifies, inter alia, novel forms and channels of employee voice, new institutional and informal actors, new challenges to social dialogue and representation in emerging economies, and, the importance of cultural norms in predicting employee voice behaviors. The volume therefore provides a timely challenge to the predominant assumptions that underline the nature, operation and effectiveness of employee voice in the Western world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786352408
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 12/15/2016
Series: Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations , #23
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Amanda Pyman, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
Paul J. Gollan, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Adrian Wilkinson, Griffith University, Nathan, Australia
Cathy Xu, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Senia Kalfa, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Table of Contents

Introduction: Employee Voice In Emerging Economies: Charting New Territory
The Constant And Continuous Voice Of Workers In Argentina - Maurizio Atzeni
The Hybrid Channel Of Employees' Voice In China In A Changing Context Of Employment Relations - Wei Huang, Jingjing Weng and Ying-Che Hsieh
Union Experience Of Social Dialogue And Collective Participation In India - Vidu Badigannavar
Employee Voice Behavior Across Cultures: Examining Cultural Values And Employee Voice Behaviors In Korea And The United States - Joo-Young Park and Dong-One Kim
Struggling To Be Heard: The Past And Present Of Employee Voice In Belarus - Hanna Danilovich
From A Culture Of Silence To A Culture Of Insurgence: Black Employee Voice In South Africa Over Half A Century - Johann Maree
'Breaking The Wire': The Evolution Of Employee Voice In Namibia - Gilton Klerck

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