The changing face of women managers in Japan

Following our pieces on women managers in Asia generally and the specific cases of their situations in China and Kong Kong, we continue our geographical tour around the region with the examples of Japan, a North East Asian economy very different again from the Asia ones covered so far by us. So, we present work and case studies of women managers in Japan from the recently published Changing Face of Women Managers in Asia by the authors (Rowley and Yukongdi, 2009).

Updated: 22/09/2011
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The changing face of women managers in China and Hong Kong

We present work, analysis, findings and case studies of women managers in China and Hong Kong, the first two of nine diverse economies featured in the book The Changing Face of Women Managers in Asia, Routledge (2009).

Updated: 05/01/2015
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Employment practices in the recession

Podcast with Professor Chris Rowley on China Radio International. A discussion and analysis of some of the key reasons for the different strategies used in the post-2008 recession and issues within them, with examples. This includes employee retention, skills enhancement and unemployment in the EU, US and Asia.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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The financial crisis and banking bonus tax

Podcast with Professor Chris Rowley on China Radio International. A discussion and analysis of the purpose and impacts of the UK reward systems and banking bonus.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Elements in management learning: from individual to organisational learning

The development of capacity to transfer knowledge across the organisation, the sharing of expertise and information as well as the emphasis on continuous adaptation have all lead to the emergence of organisation learning (OL). This is also often linked to the 'learning organisation'. These developments have key implications for management and human resource management (HRM) especially.

Updated: 29/09/2011
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China’s chimera: miracle or mirage in the ‘Middle Kingdom’

China is increasingly seen as an 'economic superpower' and is so intimately linked to the US that the two countries are being dubbed the 'G2'. As outward investment has grown China has become the biggest lender to the US with one result being that the RMB is predicted to become a reserve currency. Is this performance a miracle or is it a mirage hiding some real economic dangers?

Updated: 13/10/2011
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The changing face of women managers in Asia: background and introduction

The Asian economies covered by contemporary collection have undergone rapid economic transformation. Until now, most research on contemporary women managers has been drawn from studies conducted in developed countries.

Updated: 28/12/2014
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Employees for ‘rent’: a new weapon to fight unemployment in the crisis?

It has recently been argued by some commentators that some companies have developed new weapons to fight unemployment in the recent global finaincial crisis, one of which is the use of so-called employees for "rent".

Updated: 13/10/2011
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Just how do we develop knowledge management? Implications for organisational structure and human resource management (part 2)

Knowledge is becoming one of the most valuable assets in organisations for a set of well known reasons. Yet, effective Knowledge Management (KM) requires a supportive collaborative culture, a KM culture (KMC), in order to facilitate knowledge creation, storage, transfer and application. Just how do we develop knowledge management and what are the implications for organisational structure and human resource management?

Updated: 22/09/2011
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