9780415000086

Industrial Relations in Japan : The Peripheral Sector

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415000086

  • ISBN10:

    0415000084

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1989-08-22
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

The conventional portrayal of Japanese industrial relations is of a number of large firms providing extremely attractive working conditions and perpetual employment for a contented workforce. Norma Chalmers shows that another side to the picture occurs in the peripheral sector, where conditions are often poor, wages very low, and continuity of employment virtually nonexistent.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Perspectives of Industrial Relations in Japan: in Search of the Peripheral Workforce
Japan's Peripheral Workers: A Profile of the Small and Medium Sector
Japan's Peripheral Workers: A Profile of Non-Regular Labour
Japan's Sub-Contract Workers and Contract Labour
Case Studies
Japan's Peripheral Workers
Communication and Conflict
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