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Hong Kong Management and Labour : Change and Continuity - Andy W. Chan

Hong Kong Management and Labour

Change and Continuity

By: Andy W. Chan (Editor), Wilson W. S. Chow (Editor), Patricia Fosh (Editor), Ed Snape (Editor), Robert Westwood (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th February 2000
ISBN: 9780415222693
Number Of Pages: 360

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This book considers the highly topical, and rapid changes over recent decades in Hong Kongs labour market in order to answer these questions. With waves of immigration and emigration; an improvement in the level of skill and education; and increasing participation by women, Hong Kongs labour market is changing. This book examines the economic, social and political factors affecting labour markets, management style and organised labour in recent years, and examines enduring influences such as the Chinese cultural stress on family collectivism and many changes such as de-industrialisation following the transfer of manufacturing to the Chinese mainland. Moreover, these far reaching changes look set to continue in the New Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. Hong Kong Management and Labour argues, in a series of previously unpublished, completely up-to-date contributions, that economic and social change have been ongoing in Hong Kong for many years, and political change is perhaps less important for labour and management in the region. This book is written with policy makers and managers - particularly human resource managers; those involved in labour relations trade unions, labour markets and law, and comparative management - in mind.

Hong Kong After the Transition
Hong Kong at the end of the twentieth century: management and labour trends
Political and legal parameters for the representation of labour in Hong Kong: change and counter-change
The future shape of Hong Kong's economy: why high-technology manufacturing will prove to be a myth
Labour Market Adjustment and inequality in Hong Kong
The market at work: labour market adjustments to the changing environment in Hong Kong
Income inequality: the impact on the Hong Kong labour force
Women workers in Hong Kong: narrowing the gender gap
Immigration in Hong Kong: a source of labour supply
Management in Hong Kong
The meaning of work: the reconfiguration of work and working in Hong Kong and Beijing
Public sector HRM: vision and reality at the Hong Kong Hospital Authority
Human resource strategy and business performance : evidence from a survey of multinational firms in Hong Kong
Women-friendly human resource mangement in Hong Kong: concept and practice
Women in management in Hong Kong and Beijing: between pragmatism and patriarchy
Entrepreneurial and managerial competencies: small business owner/managers in Hong Kong
Employee Participation and Trade Unions in Hong Kong
Government supervision of trade unions in Hong Kong: colonial powers, patterns of enforcement and prospects for change
Hong Kong trade unions: in search of a role
Joint consultationin Hong Kong: employee participation or union exclusion?
Hong Kong in East Asia
Hong Kong in context: employment relations in East Asia
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ISBN: 9780415222693
ISBN-10: 0415222699
Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 8th February 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 1

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