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Flexible employment with Chinese characteristics : a retail sector case study

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Flexible employment with Chinese characteristics : a retail sector case study. / Gamble, Jos; Huang, Qihai.

Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. ed. / Oded Shenkar; Tunga Kiyak. 2007. p. 90-91.

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Gamble, J & Huang, Q 2007, Flexible employment with Chinese characteristics : a retail sector case study. in O Shenkar & T Kiyak (eds), Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. pp. 90-91, Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Indianapolis, United States, 25/06/07. <https://aib.msu.edu/events/2007/AIB2007_Proceedings.pdf>

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Gamble, J., & Huang, Q. (2007). Flexible employment with Chinese characteristics : a retail sector case study. In O. Shenkar, & T. Kiyak (Eds.), Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (pp. 90-91) https://aib.msu.edu/events/2007/AIB2007_Proceedings.pdf

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Gamble J, Huang Q. Flexible employment with Chinese characteristics : a retail sector case study. In Shenkar O, Kiyak T, editors, Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. 2007. p. 90-91

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Gamble, Jos ; Huang, Qihai. / Flexible employment with Chinese characteristics : a retail sector case study. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. editor / Oded Shenkar ; Tunga Kiyak. 2007. pp. 90-91

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abstract = "This paper, based on in-depth ethnographic research conducted in a foreign invested retail firm in China, indicates that the core-periphery model of {\textquoteleft}flexible work{\textquoteright} is insufficient to capture the complexity of employment arrangements in this context. Instead, we present a quadrilateral relationship with overlapping and oftencompeting interests. The co-existence of two employment systems has implications for employee commitment and performance and, in turn, customer service and management.",
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