Law, corporate governance and partnerships at work: A study of Australian regulatory style and business practice

R Mitchell, A O'Donnell, S Marshall, I Ramsay, M Jones

Published : 2011


This book examines how businesses manage their labour systems, and particularly how they manage the complex interaction of factors which give rise to instances of "partnership" style relations between businesses and their employees. The book draws from the literature concerning 'Varieties of Capitalism' (VoC) and the different institutional and regulatory designs inherent in different types of political economy. The book is informed by a new and extensive set of empirical data from Australia that examines the activities of national and multinational business corporations, their outlooks and relationships with stakeholders, and relates these to new and evolving theoretical frameworks based in..

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