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Globalization, employment and the workplace: responses for the millennium

Yaw A. Debrah (Cardiff Business School)
Ian G. Smith (Cardiff Business School)

Management Research News

ISSN: 0140-9174

Article publication date: 1 February 2000



Presents over sixty abstracts summarising the 1999 Employment Research Unit annual conference held at the University of Cardiff. Explores the multiple impacts of globalization on work and employment in contemporary organizations. Covers the human resource management implications of organizational responses to globalization. Examines the theoretical, methodological, empirical and comparative issues pertaining to competitiveness and the management of human resources, the impact of organisational strategies and international production on the workplace, the organization of labour markets, human resource development, cultural change in organisations, trade union responses, and trans‐national corporations. Cites many case studies showing how globalization has brought a lot of opportunities together with much change both to the employee and the employer. Considers the threats to existing cultures, structures and systems.



Debrah, Y.A. and Smith, I.G. (2000), "Globalization, employment and the workplace: responses for the millennium", Management Research News, Vol. 23 No. 2/3/4, pp. 1-106.




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