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    The development and implications of China's employee benefit systems

    Zhaohong, L. and Trenberth, Linda and Kelly, John (2010) The development and implications of China's employee benefit systems. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources 48 (3), pp. 287-301. ISSN 1038-4111.

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    Abstract

    The present study aimed to evaluate the development of benefit schemes in China since the commencement of economic reforms in 1978 and to examine whether the current provision of employee benefits was associated with organizational outcomes. Based on the results of interviews with 16 HR managers/directors from different firms across China’s industries, this study concluded that the present benefit types in China have become more varied and more attractive to employees compared to those in the planned economy period. The reasons were identified (e.g. employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)), profit sharing, travel incentive and flexible benefit plans being adopted). In addition, this study found that provision of employee benefits was generally perceived to have an impact on organizational outcomes.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): China, employee benefits, organizational outcomes
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Research Centre: British Politics and Public Life, Centre for the Study of
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 17 May 2011 11:26
    Last Modified: 07 Dec 2016 15:26
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/3280

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