Labor, Business, and Change in Germany and the United States
AbstractHow and why nations adopt systemic change reveals much about their underlying economic, societal, and governmental basis. Such lessons are evident in this volume that explores how two nations with widely divergent political economies - Germany and the United States - embraced change in four contemporary settings: telecommunications deregulation and privatization, management development systems, supplier relations, and employment relations. The chapters explore the proposition that the benefits of either the German coordinating institutions or the United States' more decentralized political economy each entail trade-offs that may be necessary but politically unpleasant. The authors also offer comparisons of sectoral and firm-level adjustment processes for change.
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number lbcg and published in 2001.
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