Shopfloor industrial relations in a Chinese State Conglomerate: resistance and accommodation

Bill Taylor

City University of Hong Kong

Lived in Hong Kong since 1993. Research mainly Chinese labour issues, also human rights and TNC management strategies. Activist contribution to labour NGOs and human rights work for governments on labour issues in China. Held Monbusho, Fulbright and Japan Foundation Fellowships and worked in UK, US, Japan, China and HK.


Authors: Bill TAYLOR and Xinlei SHA  This paper examines the way work is organised and socialised for blue collar workers within one of the world’s largest Chinese conglomerates, which is state owned. The research shows... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Bill Taylor (City University of Hong Kong)

Topic Area

Industrial Relations


PS - 4C » Industrial Relations and Dispute Resolution (12:00 - Thursday, 31st August, Syndicate Room 2)