The spread of globalization means that robust corporations must develop constructive labor-management relations in a variety of contexts. The productivity movement in Japan has always been inextricably linked with good labor-management relations, and this volume examines their evolution to maintain a balance between productivity improvement and mutual respect between the two parties, which could be adapted to any context.
Developed in the late 1990s, MFCA is an environmental management tool since it increases the transparency of material flows, thus decreasing waste. This easy-to-understand manual contains six modules and a case study.
The 7th edition in the series presents comparative data on productivity and economic growth covering 29 Asian economies and Australia, the EU, Turkey, and the USA as reference economies covering the 1970–2011. A new feature is the inclusion of total factor productivity calculations for Bangladesh for the first time.
Summarized presentations by managers of prominent enterprises on how they incorporated CSR into core organizational activities to inspire management teams to make similar efforts.