Korea's divergent industrial relations
Leggett, Chris (1997) Korea's divergent industrial relations. New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations, 22 (1). pp. 64-76.
|PDF (Published Version) - Repository staff only - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader|
View at Publisher Website: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=11676...
Recent events in Korea point to that country's industrial relations diverging from those of the other Asian newly industrialized countries. A paper argues that the state-centered thesis of industrial relations in Asian newly industrialized economies requires modification in order to account for Korean divergence. The paper traces the changing fortunes under different political regimes of organized labor and the large-scale family businesses, the chaebol. It concludes that identifying the long tradition of labor protest - however suppressed under economic growth beset governments - and the unique and privileged role of the chaebol in Korea's political economy is essential for explaining industrial relations in Korea today.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||Korea, industrial relations, convergence, divergence|
|FoR Codes:||15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150306 Industrial Relations @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910401 Industrial Relations @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||07 Jul 2011 14:27|
|Last Modified:||07 Jul 2011 14:27|
Last 12 Months: 0
Repository Staff Only: item control page