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welfare capitalism


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Welfare Capitalism

welfare capitalism

Varieties of welfare capitalism

democratic-welfare-capitalism

Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism Japan and Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons

A Model of Welfare Capitalism? Perspectives on the Swedish Model, Then and Now

Welfare state capitalism and health

Kalecki: Full Employment Welfare Capitalism?

Welfare and Capitalism in Postwar Japan

Liberal versus Protective Models of Welfare Capitalism

Welfare and Capitalism in Postwar Japan: Party, Bureaucracy, and Business

Forms of welfare capitalism and education-based participatory inequality

A Wage-led Employment Regime: Income Distribution, Labour Discipline, and Aggregate Demand in Welfare Capitalism

Model of Welfare Capitalism? The United States Rubber Company in Southeast Asia, 1910–1942

Peer Hull Kristensen and Kari Lilja (eds), Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011

The Distinctiveness of Nordic Welfare States in the Transformation to the Projective City and the New Spirits of Capitalism1

Modern Manors: Welfare Capitalism since the New Deal. By Sanford M. Jacoby. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. xii, 345 pp. $35.00, ISBN 0-691-01570-8.)

Alexander Hicks. Social Democracy and Welfare Capitalism: A Century of Income Security Politics. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. 1999. pp. xii, 276. Cloth $42.50, paper $17.95

Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism. Japan and Germany versus the Anglo‐Saxons, by Ronald Dore. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2000, xii + 264 pp., $60.00 (hardcover ISBN 0‐19‐924062‐0), $19.95 (paperback ISBN 0‐19‐924061‐2)

 

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Is a description of the policies of large non-union companies in the United States that have developed internal welfare systems to foster worker loyalty and commitment. Examples of companies that have practised welfare capitalism include Kodak, Sears, and IBM. The main elements of the employment system in these and other non-union companies, until relatively recently, included permanent employment, internal labour markets, extensive security and fringe benefits, and sophisticated communications and employee involvement. This paternalistic package of measures, however, has been put under strain as a result of business restructuring and downsizing. Large American companies appear to be less prepared to shoulder risk on behalf of their employees than they were in the post-war decades.

Subjects: Human Resource Management.


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