Takao Kato

Colgate University - Economics Department

13 Oak Drive

Hamilton, NY 13346

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (46)

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Executive Compensation, Firm Performance, and Corporate Governance in China: Evidence from Firms Listed in the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1767, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 690
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
Takao Kato and Cheryl X. Long
Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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executive compensation, firm performance, corporate governance, ownership structure, China, and transition economies

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The Effects of Employee Involvement on Firm Performance: Evidence from an Econometric Case Study

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 612
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Derek C. Jones and Takao Kato
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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Teams, Productivity, High Performance Work Practices, Employee Participation, Human Resource Management Practices

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CEO Turnover, Firm Performance, and Corporate Governance in Chinese Listed Firms

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Mar 2005
Takao Kato and Cheryl X. Long
Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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executive turnover, firm performance, corporate governance, ownership structure, China, and transition economies

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Assessing Mondragon: Stability & Managed Change in the Face of Globalization

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1003
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Dec 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Mondragon Unibertsitatea - Ciencias Empresariales, Colgate University - Economics Department, Hamilton College - Economics Department and Mondragon Innovation & Knowledge (MIK, S. Coop)
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Employee Ownership, Producer Cooperatives, Labor Managed Firm, Productive Efficiency, Mondragon

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Competition and Social Identity in the Workplace: Evidence from a Chinese Textile Firm

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Takao Kato and Pian Shu
Colgate University - Economics Department and Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech
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Executive Compensation, Firm Performance and Chaebols in Korea: Evidence from New Panel Data

KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 04-01, IZA Discussion Paper No. 1783
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Woochan Kim, Takao Kato and Ju-Ho Lee
Korea University Business School, Colgate University - Economics Department and Korea Development Institute (KDI) - KDI School of Public Policy and Management
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executive compensation, corporate governance, Korea, and Chaebol

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CEO Turnover, Firm Performance and Enterprise Reform in China: Evidence from New Micro Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1914
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Takao Kato and Cheryl X. Long
Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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executive turnover, firm performance, enterprise reform, corporate governance, ownership structure, China, and transition economies

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Executive Compensation and Firm Performance in Korea

KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Woochan Kim, Takao Kato and Ju-Ho Lee
Korea University Business School, Colgate University - Economics Department and Korea Development Institute (KDI) - KDI School of Public Policy and Management
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executive compensation, corporate governance, and Korea

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Chief Executive Compensation and Corporate Groups in Japan: New Evidence from Micro Data

Levy Institute Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Aug 1998
Takao Kato
Colgate University - Economics Department
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Profit Sharing and Gainsharing: A Review of Theory

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 1998
Hamilton College - Economics Department, Colgate University - Economics Department and Hamilton College
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Efficiency in Employee-Owned Enterprises: An Econometric Case Study of Mondragon

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5711
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 May 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Mondragon Unibertsitatea - Ciencias Empresariales, Hamilton College - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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employee ownership, producer cooperatives, labor managed firm, productive efficiency, Mondragon, shared capitalism

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Work-Life Balance Practices, Performance-Related Pay, and Gender Equality in the Workplace: Evidence from Japan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9379
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Takao Kato and Naomi Kodama
Colgate University - Economics Department and Government of Japan - Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
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work-life balance, performance-related pay, pay for performance, HRM practices, gender equality, gender diversity, Japan

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The Productivity Effects of Profit Sharing, Employee Ownership, Stock Option and Team Incentive Plans: Evidence from Korean Panel Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5111
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Takao Kato, Ju-Ho Lee and Jang-Soo Ryu
Colgate University - Economics Department, Korea Development Institute (KDI) - KDI School of Public Policy and Management and Pukyong National University
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profit sharing, employee stock ownership, team incentive, stock option, productivity, Korea

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Adverse Workplace Conditions, High-Involvement Work Practices and Labor Turnover: Evidence from Danish Linked Employer-Employee Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4587
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Colgate University - Economics Department and Copenhagen Business School
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employee turnover, workplace conditions, human resource management, high-involvement work system, high-performance work system

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Discrete Innovation, Continuous Improvement, and Competitive Pressure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3132
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Nov 2007
Arghya Ghosh, Takao Kato and Hodaka Morita
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Colgate University - Economics Department and University of New South Wales - School of Economics
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competitive pressure, continuous improvement, discrete innovation, field research, location model, product substitutability, small group activities, technical progress

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Market Characteristics, Intra-Firm Coordination, and the Choice of Human Resource Management Systems: Evidence from New Japanese Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3105
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Nov 2007
Takao Kato and Hideo Owan
Colgate University - Economics Department and University of Tokyo
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HRM systems, task coordination, teams

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Tournaments and Managerial Incentives in China's Listed Firms: New Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3730
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Takao Kato and Cheryl X. Long
Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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tournaments, managerial incentives, ownership structure, China, transition economies

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Performance Spillovers and Social Network in the Workplace: Evidence from Rural and Urban Weavers in a Chinese Textile Firm

IZA Working Paper No. 3340
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 May 2008
Takao Kato and Pian Shu
Colgate University - Economics Department and Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech
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knowledge sharing, performance spillovers, social network

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The Timing of Promotion to Top Management in the U.S. And Japan: A Duration Analysis

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 1998
Takao Kato and Larry W. Taylor
Colgate University - Economics Department and Lehigh University - College of Business
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Long-Term Employment and Job Security Over the Last Twenty-Five Years: A Comparative Study of Japan and the U.S

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6183
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Dec 2011
Ryo Kambayashi and Takao Kato
Hitotsubashi University and Colgate University - Economics Department
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long-term employment, job security, Great Recession, Lost Decade, Japan and the U.S.

Human Capital and Career Success: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5764
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Anders Frederiksen and Takao Kato
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Colgate University - Economics Department
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human capital, career development, occupations, internal promotion, external recruitment, top management

Human Capital and Career Success: Evidence from Linked Employer‐Employee Data

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 613, pp. 1952-1982, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Aug 2018
Anders Frederiksen and Takao Kato
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Colgate University - Economics Department
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The Impact of Teams on Output, Quality and Downtime: An Empirical Analysis Using Individual Panel Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2917
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Derek C. Jones and Takao Kato
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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teams, employee involvement, productivity, quality, econometric case study

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Continuous Improvement and Competitive Pressure in the Presence of Discrete Innovation

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Arghya Ghosh, Takao Kato and Hodaka Morita
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Colgate University - Economics Department and University of New South Wales - School of Economics
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competitive pressure, continuous improvement, discrete innovation, field research, location model, product substitutability, small group activities, technical progress

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Women in the Workplace and Management Practices: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10788
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Takao Kato and Naomi Kodama
Colgate University - Economics Department and Government of Japan - Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Downloads 88 (284,186)
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pay for performance, incentive pay, family-friendly practices, work-life balance, high performance work system, management practices, gender pay gap, gender diversity in the labor market, promotion tournament, rat races, corporate social responsibility

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Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, and the Great Recession: Lessons from Japan's Lost Decade

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6666
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
Ryo Kambayashi and Takao Kato
Hitotsubashi University and Colgate University - Economics Department
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job quality, good jobs, bad jobs, Great Recession, Lost Decade, Japan

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Earnings-Tenure Profiles: Tests of Agency and Human Capital Theories Using Individual Performance Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3122
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Nov 2007
Derek C. Jones, Xiao-Yuan Dong and Takao Kato
Hamilton College - Economics Department, University of Winnipeg and Colgate University - Economics Department
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earnings, tenure, seniority, performance, human capital, agency, employee ownership

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Quotas and Quality: The Effect of H-1b Visa Restrictions on the Pool of Prospective Undergraduate Students from Abroad

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4951
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Takao Kato and Chad Sparber
Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
Downloads 72 (320,094)
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skilled immigration, H-1B visa, college education, SAT scores

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High Performance Work Practices and Employee Voice: A Comparison of Japanese and Korean Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4956
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Hitotsubashi University - Institute of Innovation Research, Colgate University - Economics Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Hitotsubashi University - Graduate School of Economics
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high performance work practices, employee voice, Japan, Korea

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Working Hours, Promotion and the Gender Gap in the Workplace

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10454
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Takao Kato, Hiromasa Ogawa and Hideo Owan
Colgate University - Economics Department, University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo
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working hours, promotion, rat race, adverse selection, and the gender gap

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Competition, Group Identity, and Social Networks in the Workplace: Evidence from a Chinese Textile Firm

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6219
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Takao Kato and Pian Shu
Colgate University - Economics Department and Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech
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coworker effects in the workplace, social networks, intergroup competition

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Labor Market Deregulation and Female Employment: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Japan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8189
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 May 2014
Takao Kato and Naomi Kodama
Colgate University - Economics Department and Government of Japan - Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
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female employment, labor market deregulation, natural experiment, overtime restriction on women, Labor Standards Law

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The Recent Transformation of Participatory Employment Practices in Japan

NBER Working Paper No. w7965
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2001
Takao Kato
Colgate University - Economics Department
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Determinants of the Extent of Participatory Employment Practices: Evidence from Japan

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 579-605, October 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Takao Kato
Colgate University - Economics Department
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The Productivity Effects of Participatory Employment Practices: Evidence from New Japanese Panel Data

Industrial Relations, Vol. 41, pp. 487-520, 2002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 May 2003
Takao Kato and Motohiro Morishima
Colgate University - Economics Department and Keio University - Faculty of Policy Management
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The Productivity Effects of Participatory Employment Practices: Evidence from New Japanese Panel Data

Colgate Discussion Paper No. 97-04
Posted: 07 Jul 1998
Takao Kato and Motohiro Morishima
Colgate University - Economics Department and Keio University - Faculty of Policy Management

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Does Employee Stock Ownership Work? Evidence from Publicly-Traded Firms in Japan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11671
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Takao Kato, Hideo Owan and Hideaki Miyajima
Colgate University - Economics Department, University of Tokyo and Waseda University - Graduate School of Commerce
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employee stock ownership, shared capitalism, group incentive, productivity, Tobin's Q, managerial entrenchment

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Working Hours and Top Management Appointments: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11675
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Anders Frederiksen, Takao Kato and Nina Smith
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Colgate University - Economics Department and Aarhus University - Department of Economics
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working hours, top management appointments, promotions, human capital, job assignment, rat race, adverse selection, tournament

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Worker Separation Under Performance Pay: Empirical Evidence from Finland

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 33/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2017
Hamilton College - Economics Department, University of Vaasa, Colgate University - Economics Department and Bank of Finland
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performance pay, worker separation, job mobility, earnings inequality

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An Advisor Like Me: Does Gender Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11575
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Takao Kato and Yang Song
Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
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higher education, gender congruence, advising, academic outcomes, labor market outcomes

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Performance Pay and Enterprise Productivity: The Details Matter

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11523
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 May 2018
Takao Kato and Antti Kauhanen
Colgate University - Economics Department and ETLA, Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
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performance pay and productivity

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Deregulating Overtime Hours Restrictions on Women and its Effects on Female Employment: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Japan

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 80, Issue 4, pp. 804-821, 2018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jul 2018
Takao Kato and Naomi Kodama
Colgate University - Economics Department and Hitotsubashi University
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The Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Econometric Evidence from Japan

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 99-127, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Takao Kato and Naomi Kodama
Colgate University - Economics Department and Hitotsubashi University
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High Performance Work Practices and Employee Voice: A Comparison of Japanese and Korean Workers

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 1-29, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Hitotsubashi University - Institute of Innovation Research, Colgate University - Economics Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Hitotsubashi University - Graduate School of Economics
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CEO Compensation and Firm Performance in Japan: Evidence from New Panel Data on Individual CEO Pay

Journal of the Japanese and International Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Takao Kato and Katsuyuki Kubo
Colgate University - Economics Department and Waseda University

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CEO compensation, executive compensation, corporate governance, and Japan

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Employee Participation and Involvement in Korea: Evidence from a New Survey and Field Research

International Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Colgate University - Economics Department, Korea Development Institute (KDI) - KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Sahmyook University - Department of Business Administration and Pukyong National University

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employee participation, employee involvement, works councils; QC, problem solving teams, unions, Korea

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The Determinants of the Extent of Participatory Employment Practices: Evidence from Japan

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Takao Kato
Colgate University - Economics Department

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employee participation, employee involvement, joint-labor management committees, shop-floor committees, employee stock ownership, high performance work practices, union, Japan

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Executive Compensation in Japan

Economics Discussion Paper #96-04
Posted: 27 Jan 1997
Takao Kato
Colgate University - Economics Department

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