IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this book

Labor, Business, and Change in Germany and the United States

Listed editor(s):
  • Kirsten W. Wever
    (Rutgers University)

Registered editor(s):

How 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.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL:
Download Restriction: All books are copyrighted.

As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

in new window

This 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.
ISBN: cloth 9780880992169 paper 9780880992152
Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:lbcg
Note: PDF is the book's first chapter.
Contact details of provider: Postal:
300 S. Westnedge Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49007 USA

Phone: 1-269-343-5541
Fax: 1-269-343-7310
Web page:

More information through EDIRC

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:lbcg. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ()

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.