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dc.contributor.authorCooke, Fang Lee
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-03T23:50:25Z
dc.date.available2020-06-03T23:50:25Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.issn2381-6724
dc.identifier.doi10.1561/109.00000023-1
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/394375
dc.description.abstractChina’s economic transformation following its open door policy in 1978 has led to the informalisation of employment and the associated proliferation of forms of employment. These employment modes represent not only the employers’ strategy to address risks vis-à-vis declining profitability due to fierce competition, but also the government’s attempt to alleviate employment pressure. Nevertheless, state intervention remains a defining feature in employment relations, despite a significant shift from the dominance of a state sector economy to a private sector economy in the last four decades. These purposeful choices undermine not only workplace collectivism, but also workers’ ability to participate in the regulation of employment relations as part of corporate governance. Political-business alliance further weakens the institutional and organisational position of the workers, with serious implications for corporate ethics, responsibility, and risk management as important elements of corporate governance.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherNow Publishers
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom330
dc.relation.ispartofpageto348
dc.relation.ispartofissue4
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAnnals of Corporate Governance
dc.relation.ispartofvolume4
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCommerce, Management, Tourism and Services
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode15
dc.titleEconomic transition, Corporate Governance and Implications for Employment Relations in China
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationCooke, FL, Economic transition, Corporate Governance and Implications for Employment Relations in China, Annals of Corporate Governance, 2019, 4 (4), pp. 330-348
dc.date.updated2020-06-03T23:48:17Z
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gro.griffith.authorCooke, Fang L.


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