14th IIRA World Congress

Seminar on industrial relations, future trends and challenges of globalisation, 12 September 2006, Lima, Peru

Chair: Timo Kauppinen, Research Manager, European Foundation, Ireland

15.30 Globalisation challenges for Europe
Jorma Karppinen, Director, European Foundation, Ireland [presentation, pdf, 2064KB]

15.50 Benchmarking European industrial relations against global development - Objectives of the workshop
Timo Kauppinen, Research Manager, European Foundation, Ireland [presentation, pdf, 497KB]

16:00 Industrial relations country profiles in the continental perspective

  • Australia, Nick Wailes, Senior Lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies, Univeristy of Sydney
  • Brazil, Helio Zylberstajn, Professor, Department of Economics, University of São Paolo [presentation, pdf, 17KB]
  • China, Jie Shen, Senior Lecturer in the School of Management, University of South Australia [presentation, pdf, 15KB]
  • India, Venkata Ratnam, Director, International Management Institute, New Delhi [presentation, pdf, 68KB]
  • Japan, Shunichi Uemura, Japan Institute for Labor Policy and Training, Tokyo [presentation, pdf, 128KB]
  • South Africa, Philip Hischsohn, University of the Western Cape [presentation, pdf, KB]
  • USA, Sean Sweeney, Cornell School of Industrial & Labour Relations [presentation, pdf, 119KB]

17:30 Coffee

17.45 Benchmarking industrial relations - future trends and challenges

18.30 Closing the seminar

Jorma Karppinen, European Foundation

Contact details

Further information from Camilla Galli da Bino, Information Liaison Office for Industrial Relations.

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