Answer in Management for ashu #277091
- Discuss the result or the outcome of the research as depicted in the case study (5 marks).
- What lessons that you have learnt from the case study? Why? (5 marks).
- Are the contingent employment practices that experienced in European countries have emerged in your country? Why? (5 marks).
The result of the case study was as follows
-the employment patterns across Europe’s top 5 countries of Spain, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and the UK is varied depending on the bloc regulation authority as well as government policies that either aim to protect businesses or the workers.
-that there is no regional or external pressures that were observed to cause convergence of employment patterns ie part-time working, the institutional
protection afforded in the Netherlands encouraged a divergence in practice from the other countries.
Government regulation and industrial relations traditions and government policy has led organisations to adopt contingent employment practices
that are in line with local as opposed to regional or global isomorphic pressures. As a result, organisational practice with regard to the use of contingent workers has remained distinct during the
What lessons that you have learnt from the case study? Why?
Lessons learnt is that companies are profit oriented organizations and will direct their operations such that they avoid loses.
That government decisions and policies impact the nature of businesses in relation to employment patterns.
Companies adopted contingency employment practices to avoid adversities of economic depression as experienced in 2008.
That political and social factors of deinstitutionalization can lead to the demise of existing organisational norms and practices, making way for organisational innovation.
Reasons is that government policies are legally binding to institutions and they have to operate under these laws in the for survival. These laws from the legal bodies is aimed at protecting the workers and the firm and ensuring that there is no exploitation of either. Adoption of contingent employment patterns by institutions are as a result of coping up with varying market behaviour which in turn assist in avoiding loses and sustaining in markets.
Political and social factors influence the can be a result of changing cultures and view of organisations by the public. This will determine the acceptance of the business within the communities.
Are the contingent employment practices that experienced in European countries have emerged in your country? Why?
The contingent employment practices of offering short term contracts, long term contracts and having permanent employees is a practice that has been implemented in many countries. The practice is regulated by the government and partially by the trends in markets behavious that exists. The main reasons for this adoptions is to maximise profit and ensure survival of the business and to be able to obtain the best out of the human resource.