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Women workers in multinational corporations

Linda Lim

Women workers in multinational corporations

the case of the electronics industry in Malaysia and Singapore

by Linda Lim

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Published by Women"s Studies Program, University of Michigan] in [Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia.,
  • Singapore.,
  • Malaysia,
  • Singapore
    • Subjects:
    • Women electronic industry workers -- Malaysia.,
    • Women electronic industry workers -- Singapore.,
    • International business enterprises -- Malaysia -- Employees.,
    • International business enterprises -- Singapore -- Employees.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementLinda Y. C. Lim.
      SeriesMichigan occasional papers in women"s studies ;, no. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6073.E372 M44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. ;
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4454328M
      LC Control Number79116949

        To be considered for NAFE’s list, companies need a minimum of two women on their boards and at least 1, employees in the U.S. NAFE chooses the top 50 based on women’s representation at all. Multinational companies tend to have more diverse workforces. As the world has become more globalized, more Americans work for multinational organizations. Working for a global company provides some advantages to you relative to working for a domestic business, but it may also lead to some challenges.

      Multinational corporations (MNCs) engage in very useful and morally defensible activities in Third World countries for which they frequently have received little credit. Significant among these activities are their extension of opportunities for earning higher incomes as well as the consumption of improved quality goods and services to people in poorer regions of the world. Some corporations have even been accused of funding armed conflicts in areas that are rich in precious minerals, such as gold, diamond, and copper, in order to gain access to these reserves.

      Understanding and Managing the Multinational Firm Mauro F. Guillén there are more t companies in the world that qualify as multinationals, and and employ fewer than workers. Others are sprawling organizations with more than , employees scattered across more than countries. The largestFile Size: KB.   Additional measures to help would include ensuring that women’s small and medium size enterprises receive their fair share of multinational corporation sourcing, and that local firms who increase their share of women employees are recognized and rewarded for it. Unpaid care work is an important barrier to girls and women joining the labour force.


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