Shaping Global Industrial Relations: The Impact of International Framework Agreements

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

EditorKonstantinos Papadakis

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This bookassesses the phenomenon of international framework agreements (IFAs), examining their implementation and impact around the world as well as their promotion of ILO standards. This volumeincludes contributions from fifteen international specialists to give a comprehensive discussion of the 80-plus IFAs that existed in July 2010.

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This bookassesses the phenomenon of international framework agreements (IFAs), examining their implementation and impact around the world as well as their promotion of ILO standards. This volumeincludes contributions from fifteen international specialists to give a comprehensive discussion of the 80-plus IFAs that existed in July 2010.

KONSTANTINOS PAPADAKIS is a Research and Policy Development Specialist at the Industrial and Employment Relations Department of the ILO. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations and International Law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.His research has focused on public governance, corporate ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 8.9 × 5.63 × 1.1 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230314260

ISBN - 13:9780230314269

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview; K.Papadakis
PART I: CROSS-BORDER SOCIAL DIALOGUE AND AGREEMENTS: PROCESSES AND OUTCOMES
The Impact of Transnational Company Agreements on Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations; I.Schömann
A Qualitative Analysis of International Framework Agreements: Implementation and Impact; C.Welz
Adopting International Framework Agreements in the Russian Federation, South Africa and Japan: Management Motivations; K.Papadakis 
PART II: IMPLEMENTING INTERNATIONAL FRAMEWORK AGREEMENTS ON THE GROUND: CASE STUDIES
Going Local with Global Policies: Implementing International Framework Agreements in Brazil and the United States; M.Fichter &M.Helfen
The Impacts of International Framework Agreements: Lessons from the Daimler Case; D.Stevis
Transnational Restructuring Agreements: General Overview and Specific Evidence from the European Automobile Sector; I.da Costa &U.Rehfeldt
International Framework Agreements: Do Workers Benefit in a Global Banana Supply Chain?; P.K.Robinson
Global Social Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility in Outsourced Apparel Supply Chains: The Inditex Global Framework Agreement; D.Miller 
PART III: COMPLEMENTARY INITIATIVES
Organizing Networks and Alliances: International Unionism between the Local and the Global; S.Davies,G.Williams &N.Hammer
Better Factories Cambodia: An Instrument for Improving Industrial Relations in a Transnational Context; A.Rossi &R.Robertson