In this article we examine the industrial relations practices of three large European food retailers when they transfer the hypermarket format to other countries. We ask, first, how industrial relations in hypermarkets differ from those in other food retailing outlets. Second, we examine how far the approach characteristic of each company’s country-of-origin (Germany, France and the UK) shapes the practices adopted elsewhere. Third, we ask how they respond to the specific industrial relations systems of each host country (Turkey, Poland, Ireland and Spain).
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||European Journal of Industrial Relations|
|Early online date||21 Jan 2014|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Sep 2014|
- comparative industrial relations
- multinational companies