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The Multi-Dimensions of Industrial Relations in the Asian Knowledge-Based Economies by Hiromasa Suzuki, Chris Rowley, John Lawler, Sununta Siengthai

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Chapter 9

Making Industrial Relations Work in the Globalization Era: Challenges Ahead for Knowledge-Based Economies

Sununta Siengthai, John J. Lawler, Chris Rowley and Hiromasa Suzuki

1 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

This book has analyzed how globalization has affected industrial relations relations at the enterprise level in general and the effect of the Asian financial crisis and its aftermath on industrial relations in the Asian knowledge-based economies in particular. Siengthai and Pitayanon (Ch.1) describe and discuss the economic environment and employment growth of Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand in the past decade and their current economic situations. Based on the available statistics, they discuss the changing ...

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