Factors Influencing the Organisation and Style of Management and their Effect on the Pattern of Industrial Relations in Multi-National Corporations

  • B. C. Roberts


This paper will seek to explore some of the factors that shape the industrial relations policies of management within the central and peripheral undertakings that together comprise a multi-national corporation. The factors involved can be classified into two groups:
  1. (1)

    those that are internal and are generated within the corporation;

  2. (2)

    those that are external and influence the corporation’s industrial relations from outside. There will be, of course, an interaction between the internal and external factors which will determine the dynamics of the corporation’s industrial relations at each location of its activities and through time.



Host Country Trade Union Industrial Relation Mining Company International Management 
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