Publications

March 2018

  1. Wages and working conditions in and out of global supply chains: A comparative empirical review

    06 March 2018

    This literature review is intended to contribute to the debate on global supply chains by providing evidence on wages and working conditions in global supply chains (e.g. export-oriented sectors) compared to alternative employment options in the domestic and informal economies in the same countries.

September 2017

  1. How technology is changing jobs and enterprises - Thailand Country Brief

    01 September 2017

    An analysis of how automation will impact the jobs and enterprises in Thailand

August 2017

  1. Breaking barriers: Unconscious gender bias in the workplace

    31 August 2017

    Unconscious gender bias remains a significant barrier to women’s career advancement. It is also difficult to identify and prevent. This research note provides a review of unconscious gender bias and its role in impeding women’s career advancement before discussing how to mitigate and overcome unconscious gender bias in the workplace.

July 2017

  1. Employer and business membership organizations in conflict and disaster zones

    31 July 2017

  2. Overview of ACT/EMP's work in conflict-affected zones

    31 July 2017

    The Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) is conducting research and developing tools to enable the private sector and employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) build resilience during disaster and conflict and positively contribute to economic and social development.

  3. Overview of ACT/EMP's work in disaster risk reduction

    31 July 2017

    The Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) is conducting research and developing tools to enable the private sector and employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) build resilience during disaster and conflict and positively contribute to economic and social development.

  4. Women in business and management publications

    02 July 2017

  5. Multinational enterprise investment in conflict-affected zones in South-East Asia

    01 July 2017

    This research note examines the decision-making practices related to risk management of multinational enterprises (MNEs) across various sectors in conflict-affected zones (CAZs) in South-East Asia by exploring and providing analysis of their initial decision to invest in a given region and expand operations, or their decision to end their investment and depart. It also explores current and potential roles that employers and business membership organizations could play in providing services to MNEs.

June 2017

  1. Improving the bottom line: Women in business and management

    01 June 2017

    By tapping into the knowledge and experiences of companies and national employers' organizations globally, the Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) is seeking to understand the realities, challenges and opportunities facing women in business and management (WIBM) and highlight the business case for gender diversity at the highest level of decision making. The WIBM project collects detailed and authoritative data and prompt discussion and solutions.

  2. How technology is changing jobs and enterprises - the Philippines country brief

    01 June 2017

    An analysis of how automation will impact the jobs and enterprises in the Philippines