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Trade Unions/Workers and the Flexibilisation of Work: A Comparative Analysis of the UK and German Steel Industries

Jonathan Morris (Cardiff Business School)
Paul Blyton (Cardiff Business School)
Nick Bacon (Cardiff Business School)
Hans‐Werner Franz (Landesinstitut Sozialforschunsstelle (IFS), Dortmund)
Rainer Lichte (Landesinstitut Sozialforschunsstelle (IFS), Dortmund)

Management Research News

ISSN: 0140-9174

Article publication date: 1 October 1991

Abstract

The Steel Industry has been undergoing fundamental changes over the past decade, including a scaling down of capacity substantially reduced manning, the introduction of major technical change and a move to far higher quality standards. As a result of the developments, and accompanying them, there have been major changes in work organisation (Blyton, 1990; Blyton & Morris, 1991; Franz, 1991).

Citation

Morris, J., Blyton, P., Bacon, N., Franz, H. and Lichte, R. (1991), "Trade Unions/Workers and the Flexibilisation of Work: A Comparative Analysis of the UK and German Steel Industries", Management Research News, Vol. 14 No. 10, pp. 31-31. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb028183

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