Multinational Retailers And Consumers In China: Transferring Organizational Practices From The…

Hardcover | July 12, 2011

byJ. Gamble

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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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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.

JOS GAMBLE is Professor of International Business at the School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. His main research interests focus on employment relations in multinational enterprises, with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region. Since studying Chinese in Shanghai in the late 1980s, he has undertaken research i...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:July 12, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230545521

ISBN - 13:9780230545526

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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