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Chapter 8: Economic and Social Context: Are There Varieties of Capitalism? What Difference does it Make to Employment Relations?
- To discuss the broader national and international contexts into which organizations and employment relations are embedded, showing that there are considerable differences across the world in terms of national institutions, practices and traditions of economic governance and work and employment relations.
- To explore the nature of these differences in national business context, such as the differences between so-called ‘liberal market economies’ (e.g., the United States and the United Kingdom) and ‘coordinated market economies’ (e.g., Germany and Japan). What are the impacts of these ‘varieties of capitalism’ on employment relations in ...