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Improving working conditions in small enterprises in developing Asia

Kogi, Kazutaka

Improving working conditions in small enterprises in developing Asia

by Kogi, Kazutaka

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Small business -- Asia -- Employees -- Case studies.,
    • Industrial welfare -- Asia -- Case studies.,
    • Work environment -- Asia -- Case studies.,
    • Industrial hygiene -- Asia -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementKazutaka Kogi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2346.A744 K64 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 155 p., [3] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2751238M
      ISBN 109221050084
      LC Control Number86102004

        Gross domestic product (GDP) of emerging and developing countries in Asia is expected to reach over trillion international dollars by Multinational enterprises may also stimulate local firms to improve wages and working conditions indirectly. For example, MNEs sometimes provide technical and training support to local firms incorporated into their supply chains. However, the activities of multinational enterprises abroad have also aroused much controversy and many social concerns.

      The author, a consultant to the World Bank, is at the University of Oxford. This article is based largely on the book Small Manufacturing Enterprises: A Comparative Study of India and Other Countries by I. M. D. Little, Dipak Mazumdar, and John M. Page (forthcoming). The analysis and results reported on here are predominantly the work of Mazumdar and Page, although they are not responsible for. The Role of Small and Large Businesses in Economic Development By Kelly Edmiston I ncreasingly, economic development experts are abandoning traditional approaches to economic development that rely on recruiting large enterprises with tax breaks, financial incentives, and other induce-ments.

      Micro-enterprise programs, therefore, are built around the philosophy that the unique ideas and skills of entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs should be provided business assistance and small amounts of credit to support the development or start-up of a small business, primarily through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Most. Small businesses in developing countries, as part of global supply chains, are sometimes assumed to respond in a straightforward manner to institutional demands for improved working conditions. This article problematizes this perspective.


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