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The Japanese Employment SystemAdapting to a New Economic Environment$
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Marcus Rebick

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199247240

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0199247242.001.0001

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The Japanese Employment System

The Japanese Employment System

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The Japanese Employment System

Marcus Rebick (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

Reviews the stylised features of Japan’s employment system as it existed prior to the mid-1980s. The features described include employment protection, the complex compensation system, enterprise unionism, severe gender discrimination, intensive and internal training of core employees, employee involvement and consultation by management, marked wage differentials according to firm size, and mandatory retirement systems.

Keywords:   compensation, employee involvement, employment, enterprise unionism, gender discrimination, Japan, mandatory retirement, training, wage differentials

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