Does labour quality matter on productivity growth? The case of the Taiwanese manufacturing industry
作者: Gee SanTung-Chun HuangLi-Hsuan Huang
作者单位: 1Graduate Institute of Industrial Economics, National Central University , Taiwan
2Graduate Institute of Human Resource Management, National Central University , Taiwan
3Department of Economics , National Central University , Taiwan
刊名: Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 2008, Vol.19 (10), pp.1043-1053
来源数据库: Taylor & Francis Journal
DOI: 10.1080/14783360802264152
关键词: Labour Quality Index (LQI)ManufacturingProductivity growthTaiwan
原始语种摘要: Although the importance of labour quality has long been recognised, its impact on productivity or economic growth has seldom been examined. Some studies have attempted to identify how labour quality and economic development are related; however, most of these studies employ proxy variables to represent labour quality. The indicators used in previous investigations did not incorporate many important aspects of labour quality such as the structural changes in the workforce, occupational safety, worker ethics, industrial relations, etc. The objective of this work is to employ a more comprehensive indicator of labour quality to examine its influence on manufacturing productivity. By using the Taiwanese manufacturing industry as an example, in this study we are able to confirm that labour...
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  • labour 工作
  • productivity 生产能力
  • quality 品质
  • manufacturing 制造
  • industry 工业
  • growth 生长
  • economic 经济的
  • indicator 指示剂
  • workforce 劳动力
  • sector