Aimed at senior undergraduate and post-graduate students following courses in International Business and Industrial Relations this book examines the labour market effects of multinational business. In reflecting the complexity and dynamism of developments in this area, the book makes clear the need to underpin analysis of the labour market effects of multinational business with conceptual understanding of the theory of multinational enterprise.
List of Tables. Preface and Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. The Growth and Pattern of Multinational Business. 3. The Labour Market Effects of MNEs. 4. The Labour Utilisation Practices of MNEs. 5. The Labour Relations Practices of MNEs. 6. Labour Responses to the MNE. 7. Policy Implications and Conclusions. Appendix 1. Appendix 2. Bibliography. Index.