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dc.contributor.authorBamber, Greg
dc.contributor.authorSheldon, P.
dc.contributor.editorR. Blanpain
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:20:13Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:20:13Z
dc.date.issued2007
dc.date.modified2009-10-02T06:04:15Z
dc.identifier.isbn9789041126122
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/18545
dc.description.abstractThose who focus on international or comparative employment relations have long sought to understand and explain similarities and differences among the different approaches to the regulation of people at work. Central to this quest has been a focus on the role that collective bargaining can play as a political, economic and administrative mechanism. In this chapter, we conceptualise the key aspects of collective bargaining. We cite examples from many industrialised market economies (IMEs) to demonstrate the diversity of approaches to studying and working in this important field. We also use cross-national comparisons to provide an understanding of the potential scope, role and impact of collective bargaining. We conceptualise and compare the main similarities and differences in collective bargaining, illustrating important continuities as well as substantial change. Notions discussed include: the levels of bargaining, the bargaining parties, bargaining units and the recognition of bargaining agents, bargaining processes, the functions of collective bargaining and its coverage. We exemplify tentative moves towards cross-national collective bargaining. This helps to highlight the impact of the globalisation of capital, product and labour markets - and the increase of impact of multinational corporations (MNCs). We explore the content, duration and administration of agreements that can result from collective bargaining processes, explore the association between collective bargaining and economic policies, and discuss research on trends towards decentralised bargaining.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherKluwer Law International
dc.publisher.placeThe Netherlands
dc.publisher.urihttps://lrus.wolterskluwer.com/
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitleComparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Industrialized Market Economies
dc.relation.ispartofchapter20
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom585
dc.relation.ispartofpageto631
dc.relation.ispartofeditionoriginal
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode350203
dc.titleCollective Bargaining: An International Analysis
dc.typeBook chapter
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Chapters
dc.type.codeB - Book Chapters
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, Graduate School of Management
gro.date.issued2007
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorBamber, Greg J.


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