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

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  • Kirsten W. Wever
    (Rutgers University)

Abstract

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.

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  • Kirsten W. Wever (ed.), 2001. "Labor, Business, and Change in Germany and the United States," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number lbcg.
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    Keywords

    mutual learning; structural change; global markets; deregulation; privatization;

    JEL classification:

    • L16 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Industrial Organization and Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic Industrial Structure

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