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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 ...
Migration, migrant workers and capitalism
Consider these two scenarios. The first is in Ireland in December 2005 when 100,000 Irish, Polish, Lithuanian and Latvian workers demonstrated together against attempts by bosses to recruit migrant workers on worse pay and ...
Finance, policy and industrial dynamics : The rise of co-productions in the film industry
This paper explores the growing phenomenon of international co-productions in the film industry. We argue that the rise of co-productions is part of a wider narrative of financial and institutional innovation shaping ...
'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 ...
The transformation of post-communist economies in a globalised economy : the case of Poland
This article argues that the transformation of the economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has to be understood in the context of the dynamics and development of the global economy. The analysis draws on the notion ...
Cultural and political embeddedness, foreign investment in transforming economies
The article draws on the concepts of cultural and political embeddedness to analyse the local embeddedness of a global transnational engineering in transforming economies. It compares the process of the negotiations for ...
Poland and the New Europe