Shipping in UK Law
- The Merchant Shipping Act 1970 *
Workplace fiddles in the shipping industry
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the ways in which workers employ rule breaking, rule bending and deviations from management defined norms in the workplace and the impact this has o...
Framing online promotions: shipping price inflation and deal value perceptions
Purpose: This research seeks to examine differences in perceived shipping charge inflation associated with online promotions presented as reducing base product price, reducing shipping surcharge, o...
- Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Act, 1958
A framework for analysing long‐range direct shipping logistics
Purpose: To present a decision support system (DSS) enabling the analysis of the cost‐effectiveness of direct‐shipping long‐haul road transport policies, including full truck load (FTL) and less th...
Global Collective Bargaining on Flag of Convenience Shipping
The most significant case of transnational union bargaining co‐ordination in existence is in the maritime shipping industry. A global union association, the International Transport Workers’ Federat...
Unbundling dynamic capabilities in successful Asian-Pacific shipping companies
Purpose: This paper aims to add to the understanding of dynamic capabilities (DC) as sources of competitive advantage of successful Asian-Pacific shipping companies by demonstrating that DC develop...
Into murky waters. Globalisation and deregulation in Germany’s shipping employee relations
While Germany’s employment relations are commonly seen as a high value added trust relationship built around the well publicised “new production concepts”, this paper aims to show that there is als...
Sociological factors influencing the practice of incident reporting: the case of the shipping industry
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the ways in which underlying social and organisational factors and employment relations underpin the practice of incident reporting in the internati...
- Globalizing Labour? Indian Seafarers and World Shipping, c. 1879–1945, by Gopal Balachandran. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2012, 320 pp., ISBN 978 0 19 807884 5, £30.00, hardback.
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