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Assembling WorkRemaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain$
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Tony Elger and Chris Smith

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199241514

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.001.0001

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Transplants, Transfer, and Work Transformation

Transplants, Transfer, and Work Transformation

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(p.3) CHAPTER 1 Transplants, Transfer, and Work Transformation
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Assembling Work
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Tony Elger (Contributor Webpage)

Chris Smith (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0001

This chapter introduces long running debates about Japanese firms, both as developers of distinctive models of production and employment relations in Japan, and as the potential disseminators of these models internationally through transplantation, transfer, and work transformation within their overseas subsidiaries. It develops a distinctive contribution to these debates, which draws on labour process theory and institutionalist analyses to address the ways in which enterprise managers respond to the cross-cutting constraints of system, societal, and dominance effects. Finally, it situates the research reported elsewhere in the book in relation to these debates, outlines the structure of the book, and summarizes the contributions of each chapter to the overall analysis.

Keywords:   institutionalist analyses, labour process theory, models of production, overseas subsidiaries, transplantation

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