Describes work organization, skill formation, remuneration systems, staffing arrangements and employment security, and enterprise governance and employee-management relations in seven countries: the United States, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Japan, South Korea, and China.It employs 2, 100 workers on two shifts and has an annual production capacity of 180, 000 cars. ... Volvoa#39;s assembly line has a low level of automation, with virtually all assembly work being performed manually with hand held tools and various types of lifting support. ... The assembly line at Volvo operates on the Andon principle, which means that all workers can press an alarm in case of work problems.
|Title||:||Globalization and Employment Relations in the Auto Assembly Industry: a Study of Seven Countries|
|Publisher||:||Kluwer Law International - 2008|