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The Internet, employment and Polish migrant workers : Communication, activism and competition in the new organisational spaces
This article discusses the content of Polish communityadministered websites and trade union engagement. It is based on three sources of data, firstly, semi-structured interviews with Polish web administrators and trade ...
China's capitalism and the crisis
Major wars and economic crises force the pace of change within and between capitalist states, giving rise to new alignments and shifts in the geopolitics of world capitalism. At the time of writing this article, turmoil ...
Cutting across diversity : trade union learning initiatives and migrant workers in the Communication Workers' Union in the United Kingdom
(University of Hertfordshire, 2012)
This article examines trade union learning activities and migrant workers in the communications industry. The key research questions focus on how far this learning meets the needs and aspiration of migrant workers, whether ...
The embeddedness of software development in Ukraine : An offshoring country perspective
Since 2004 there has been an acceleration in offshoring tasks that engender high-level skills. The aim of this article is to examine the offshoring of software development to the Ukraine from the perspective of sender ...
Nowy Polski Kapitalizm
(Le Monde Diplomatique, 2010)
Negotiating ‘solidarity’ and internationalism : the response of Polish trade unions to migration
In the context of massive outward migration after Poland's accession to the EU in 2004, this article explores the possibilities for cross-border collaboration by Polish trade unions. The findings are based on interviews ...
Migrant and Minority Learning Needs in the Communications Industry : Final report
(University of Hertfordshire, 2009-11)
This research was commissioned to examine the trade union learning needs of migrant workers in the communications industry. The key research questions focus on how far this learning meets the needs of migrant workers, ...
Poland's New Capitalism
Poland was central to the historic changes that took place across Eastern Europe at the end of the Cold War. It is the largest economy in the region, and was at the forefront of opposition to communism, with the rise of ...
'Learning' or 'coercive' firms : Foreign investment, restructuring transforming economies, and the case of ABB in Poland
Literature on the learning firm in the context of the knowledge economy predicts that benefits will be derived from local clustering, and that there will be more consensual and enriching work within firms. This article ...