Japanese Human Resource Management : Labour-Management Relations and Supply Chain Challenges in Asia
(The Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series)
Palgrave Macmillan 2017/01
The book aims to achieve a better understanding of the Japanese model for human resource management and labour standards issues, and its transferability to supply chains in Asia.
This book is a comprehensive study underpinned by thirty years of research conducted by the author relating to Japanese human resource management and labour-management relations.
Table of Contents
Part : A model of Japanese-style management.- Chapter 1 Stereotypes of Japanese Human Resource Management and Labour Management Relations.- Chapter 2 Practical wisdom of Labour-Management Relations (LMR) through the productivity movement in Japan.- Chapter 3 The case of the food and drink industries in Japan in response to technological change and employment adjustment in the late 1990s.- Chapter 4 The Formation of Industrial Subcontracting in the Japanese Manufacturing Industry.- Part Transferability to Asia.- Chapter 5 Resilience of Japanese automobile investment in Thailand during the 1997 Asian financial crisis.- Chapter 6 Japanese TNC-SME linkages through industrial subcontracting.- Chapter 7 Soft side of technology transfer.- Chapter 8 New technologies and employment of Japanese subsidiaries in Thai manufacturing.- Chapter 9 Prospects for human resources development of SMEs, micro enterprises and informal sectors.- Chapter 10 Employment Situations in Japan and the effects of Human Resources Development to globalizing Asia in the 90s.- Part Labour standards and conditions at supply chains in Asia.- Chapter 11 The ILO Standards with regards to Developing Countries in the late 1980s and particular relations to the circumstances of ASEAN countries.- Chapter 12 Core Labour Standards and globalization.- Chapter 13 Labour Standards of international CSR initiatives and the perspectives of Asian Employers -With Reference to a survey for Asian Employers' Organizations in 2011.- Chapter 14 Role of business in Asian living and working conditions.