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The transformation of industrial relations in large-size enterprises in Korea : Appraisals of Korean enterprise unionism

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This collection of original studies aims to examine the characteristics of industrial relations in large companies, which have dominated industrial relations in Korea since 1987, from an international perspective using multi-level analytical approach. Through a rigorous investigation into the past and present state of industrial relations in Korea, the authors of chapters in this volume also seek to shed light on the direction of future development of industrial relations in Korea. In particular, each chapter will focus on explaining the emergence of confrontational and rigid industrial relations accompanied by the predominance of internal labor markets at the enterprise level. The analytical levels that the authors in this volume engaged range from the micro dimension of workers’ characteristics, the meso-dimension of enterprise development and labor movement, the macro dimensions of economic and social development, and all the way up to the supra-macro dimension of international comparison. Although there have been many researches that assess the development of Korean industrial relations since 1987 as well as researches that point out the problems of industrial relations in large-size company sector, it is not easy to find studies that systematically analyze the situation from an international and comprehensive perspective that takes the interact


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Title The transformation of industrial relations in large-size enterprises in Korea
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Appraisals of Korean enterprise unionism

Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Lee, Changwon; Kuruvilla, Sarosh

Publisher

Korea Labor Institute

Date 2006-03
Pages 351
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Employment
Holding Korea Labor Institute