Basic Trends Affecting the Location of Decision-Making Powers in Industrial Relations

  • Robert W. Cox


The purpose of this symposium1 is to examine the prospects for transnational industrial relations—that is, the prospect that the processes for making decisions about work rules, incomes and the other subject matter of industrial relations will increasingly flow across national boundaries and will therefore overflow the national institutions which have been dealing with them until they become restructured internationally.


Trade Union Collective Bargaining Industrial Relation Basic Trend Local Autonomy 
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  1. 1.
    See J.J. Servan-Schreiber: The American Challenge (New York, Atheneum, 1968). 2 See Chapter 11.Google Scholar
  2. 4.
    J. K. Galbraith: The New Industrial State ( London, Hamish Hamilton, 1967 ).Google Scholar

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