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The Resolution Of The Conflicts Arising Between Employees As A Result Of Delocalization


  • Ramona Georgiana MOLDOVAN (BRATOSIN)

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)


Many large companies delocalize their production and services due to low labour costs, low taxation, low cost of raw materials, etc. After the 90’s more and more American and Western European companies have found in Romania and in other Eastern countries, but also in Asia, investment opportunities and fertile ground for the relocation of their production and services. Romania's integration into the European Union contributed to this phenomenon. While the delocalization is equivalent with the creation of new jobs for East European and Asian countries, it is similar with the job cuts and layoffs for Western countries. The paper aims to study what the impact of delocalization is on the working relationships between the employees from Western countries that lose their jobs and the new employees from Romania, analyzing the actual situation of a transnational IT company. The article provides also methods for the resolution of the conflicts arising in the relationship between the mentioned employees.

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  • Ramona Georgiana MOLDOVAN (BRATOSIN), 2012. "The Resolution Of The Conflicts Arising Between Employees As A Result Of Delocalization," Review of General Management, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Management Brasov, vol. 15(1), pages 147-156, Mai.
  • Handle: RePEc:fmb:journl:v:15:y:2012:i:1:p:147-156

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    1. Piotr BULA & Janusz FUDALIÑSKI, 2010. "The Chaos Theory In Managing An International Company; Example Of Pkn Orlen," Review of General Management, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Management Brasov, vol. 12(2), pages 33-50, October.
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    conflict resolution; labour relations; labour disputes; delocalization; cultural negotiation;

    JEL classification:

    • D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
    • D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances; Revolutions
    • E2 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
    • J52 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Dispute Resolution: Strikes, Arbitration, and Mediation
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
    • J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing


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