Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Global AuctionThe Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199731688

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 15 July 2020

Managing in the Global Auction

Managing in the Global Auction

Chapter:
(p.98) Chapter Seven Managing in the Global Auction
Source:
The Global Auction
Author(s):

Phillip Brown

Hugh Lauder

David Ashton

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0018

This chapter studies the growing importance connected to the way companies are restructuring their global division of labor. It starts with a section on the human resources of a company, who are considered as the sum total of individual skills, knowledge, and know-how that the company has at its disposal. It shows how the global auction has provided companies more strategic choices on how to create a new global division of labor. The next section examines the tension between competitive demands to cut long-term commitments and costs in order to maintain the loyalty, experience, and skills of their workforce. Finally, it considers two waves of offshoring.

Keywords:   global division of labor, human resources, global auction, competitive demands, workforce, offshoring

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .