Globalizing Employment Relations: Multinational Firms and Central and Eastern Europe Transitions

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

EditorSylvie Contrepois, Violaine Delteil, Patrick Dieuaide

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A unique exploration of the the contributions made by multinational corporations to the difficult labour market transitions towards full integration of Central and Eastern Europe members of the European Union. This book considers the roles played by US, British and German multinational companies (MNCs) in Central and Eastern Europe.

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A unique exploration of the the contributions made by multinational corporations to the difficult labour market transitions towards full integration of Central and Eastern Europe members of the European Union. This book considers the roles played by US, British and German multinational companies (MNCs) in Central and Eastern Europe.

SYLVIE CONTREPOIS is Senior Researcher at London Metropolitan University’s Working Lives Research Institute, UK, and member of the CRESPPA CNRS institute in France. Contrepois is the author of Syndicats, la nouvelle donne. Enquête au Coeur d’un bassin industriel et ouvrier, Paris:Syllepse, 2003. STEVE JEFFERYS is Director of London Me...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.91 × 5.64 × 0.94 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230252435

ISBN - 13:9780230252431

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Globalising Employment Relations and Crisis: the role of Multinational Company transfers to Central and Eastern Europe
FDI TRANSFERS AND CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
Exporting the American model of employee representation: institutional resistance and accommodation
MNC social transfers to CEE: British, US, Austrian and German experiences reviewed
Manufacturing and services FDI trajectories: colonial perceptions and union opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN DIFFERENT SECTORS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
Responses to recession: FDI in the finance and automobile sectors
MNCs, HRM and Social Dialogue in the East European Food Industry: the Principal Findings of a Field Survey
Exporting the German work model to Central and Eastern Europe
MULTINATIONALS AND HOST COUNTRIES IN THE CRISIS
Employment relations and the opening up to MNCs in Hungary
How French are French MNCs in Hungary?
MNCs and the transformation of Bulgarian employment relations’.
Polish employment relations under the challenge of FDI
Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue in the Baltic States - Crisis, Conflict and Compromise
EUROPEAN SOCIAL INTEGRATION, MNCS AND CHANGE
Employee representation in MNC subsidiaries in CEE: management strategies, continuities and change
Central and Eastern European employment relations models and the challenge of change?
CEE: a laboratory to test new forms of employment relations