ERIC Number: EJ631891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Quality of Working Life in the Automobile Industry: A Canada-UK Comparative Study.
Lewchuk, Wayne; Stewart, Paul; Yates, Charlotte
New Technology, Work and Employment, v16 n2 p72-87 Jul 2001
Surveys in five automobile plants in Canada and the United Kingdom (n=2,600+) indicated that implementation of lean production methods has been uneven across companies and countries and is not associated with greater employee involvement or control. Variations may reflect company-specific responses to the pressures of international competition. (Contains 38 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Relations, Quality of Working Life, Standards, Work Environment
Blackwell Publishers, 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United Kingdom