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Author Hart, Robert A.

Title Work and pay in Japan / Robert A. Hart and Seiichi Kawasaki
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 188 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Setting the scene -- 2. Labour market concepts -- 3. Industrial relations -- 4. Labour costs -- 5. The bonus system -- 6. Recruitment, training, promotion and retirement
7. Employment, productivity and costs over the business cycle -- 8. Small businesses, subcontracting and employment -- 9. Schooling and earnings -- 10. Work and pay in Japan and elsewhere
Summary "This book provides a comprehensive overview of Japanese labour market institutions and practices with respect to employment issues and labour payments
An early chapter is devoted to presenting, in an accessible manner, essential labour market ideas and concepts that recur throughout the text."--Jacket
Includes extensive discussion of the effects of industrial relations, small business activity, business cycles and schooling on work and pay
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-183) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Compensation management -- Japan.
Employee fringe benefits -- Japan.
Labor economics -- Europe.
Labor economics -- Japan.
Labor economics -- United States.
Wages -- Japan.
Form Electronic book
Author Kawasaki, Seiichi.
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