This book investigates the transfer of parent country organizational practices by the retailers to their Chinese subsidiaries, providing insights into employment relations in multinational retail firms and changing labour-management systems in China, as well as their impact on consumer culture.
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Table of Contents
List of Tables List of Images Preface Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Introduction China's Retail Sector in Context Transferring Human Resource Practices from the United Kingdom to China; with Q.Huang
Shopfloor Perceptions of Employment Practices at UK-Store in China Transferring Organizational Practices: A Diachronic Perspective from China Transferring Organizational Practices and the Dynamics of Hybridization: Japanese Retail Multinationals in China Multinational Retailers in China: Proliferating 'MCJobs' or Developing Skills?
One Store, Two Employment Systems: Core, Periphery and Flexibility in China's Retail Sector; with Q.Huang
The Rhetoric of the Consumer and Customer Control in China Concluding Comments