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ARC Discovery Project

Australian Research Council

Beyond our Control? The Impact of Multinational Corporations on Industrial Relations in Australia

Prof RD Lansbury; Dr MP Baird; Dr RW Hall; Dr NR Wailes

Work and Organisational Studies

Project Summary

There are two key national benefits associated with this project, related to building and transforming Australian industries and promoting an innovative culture and economy. It will build a better understanding of an issue which has significant consequences for the competitiveness of Australian enterprises and the well being of employees. By focusing on the role of MNCs in shaping future employment relations in Australia, the project will provide insights into the economic and social consequences of globalisation. By examining MNCs from the US, Germany and Japan, the project highlights the role of Australia's key trading partners and their influence on Australian industry and employment relations.

Funding
2009 :$  140,000
2010 :$  20,000
2011 : $  80,000