Publications

December 2016

  1. Business and Peace in Sri Lanka: The roles of employer and business membership organizations

    01 December 2016

    The private sector is widely referenced as a critical actor in conflict-affected zones. This paper examines the private sector conflict interface: what business can do, both during and after a conflict situation, collectively through employer and business membership organizations.

  2. Enterprise creation, employment and decent work for peace and resilience: The role of employer and business membership organizations in Asia

    01 December 2016

    The private sector is widely referenced as a critical actor in conflict-affected zones. This paper examines the private sector conflict interface: what business can do, both during and after a conflict situation, collectively through employer and business membership organizations.

  3. How technology is changing jobs and enterprises - Viet Nam country brief

    01 December 2016

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

November 2016

  1. Analysis of the economic development role of sectoral business associations: in the rubber, electronics and electrical and automotive sectors in Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam

    01 November 2016

    This paper focuses on functions that drive economic, enterprise and employment growth as well as skills development in terms of managing technological change and offers a comparative exploration of sectoral business associations (SBAs) in three sectors, namely rubber, electronics and electrical (E&E) and automotive in Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam. The findings reveal that SBAs are relevant for addressing the challenges of improving sector-specific performance as they represent the wider needs of all enterprises in the sector at the policy level in a fashion that individual enterprises cannot.

July 2016

  1. How Technology is Changing Jobs and Enterprises - Executive Summary

    07 July 2016

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

    07 July 2016

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

  3. Textiles, clothing and footwear refashioing the future

    01 July 2016

    This report examines the impact of technology and related implications for enterprises and their employment needs for the textile, clothing and footwear sector in Asia.

  4. Electrical and electronics on and off the grid

    01 July 2016

    This report examines the impact of technology and related implications for enterprises and their employment needs for the electrical and electronics sector in Asia.

  5. ASEAN in transformation

    01 July 2016

    A series of six reports prepared by ACT/EMP deals with different aspects and perspectives of ASEAN in transformation.

  6. Automotive and autoparts shifting gears

    01 July 2016

    This report examines the impact of technology and related implications for enterprises and their employment needs for the automotive and auto parts sector in Asia.