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Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton


This book is about the relationship between corporate governance regimes and labour management. It examines how finance and governance influence employment relationships, work organization, and industrial relations by means of a comparative analysis of Anglo-American, European, and Japanese economies. The starting point is the distinction widely found in the corporate governance, business systems, and political economy literature between countries dominated by ‘shareholder value’ conceptions of corporate governance and those characterized by ‘stakeholder’ regimes. By drawing on a wide range of ... More

Keywords: finance, work organization, industrial relations, labour management institutions, labour management practices, corporate government systems, varieties of capitalism, managerial behaviour

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199263677
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Howard Gospel, editor
Professor of Management, Management Centre, King's College London
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Andrew Pendleton, editor
Professor of Human Resource Management, Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University
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