Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy? Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States

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Index
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3Com (firm), 47, 75–76
3M (firm), stock repurchased by, 235t
401(k) in lieu of pensions, 118t–119t, 120–121, 128, 143
Accounting rules, 104, 109, 276–277
pooling-of-interests in M&A, 102– 103, 112n7, 224–226, 247n4
Acer (firm), Taiwan, 185
ACTWU (Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union), 141–143, 147n4
Advanced Micro Devices. See AMD (firm)
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Taiwan, 169
AeA (American Electronics Association), 50, 73, 199
AFL-CIO, watchdog function of, 49
Africa, offshoring criteria and, 165
Age discrimination, 126–128, 263–265, 279n10
See also Youth advantage
Agere (firm), 101, 102, 105–107
Agilent Technologies (firm), 34, 89, 94
Alcatel (firm), France, 27, 47
Alcatel-Lucent, 23t, 37n7, 83, 98, 106, 109, 111
Alliance@IBM, 126, 145
Allstate (firm), stock repurchased by, 235t
Alltel (firm), 28t, 124t, 129t
Altria Group (firm), stock repurchased by, 235t
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), 141– 143, 147n4
Amalgamated Clothing Workers (ACW), 141
Amazon.com (firm), 30t, 32, 72, 118t, 145
AMD (firm)
employment by, 30t–31t, 180
401(k) as pension with, 118t–119t
no-layoff policy with, 56, 78n2
nature of, 32, 38n7, 43–44, 188
R&D spending by, 21, 22t
stock options
exercise of, 62t, 64t, 65t
outstanding common stock relative to, 54–56, 55t
shares repurchased in excess of, 248n11
American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998, U.S., 161
American Competitiveness for the 21st Century Act of 1998, U.S., 159, 161
American Electronics Association (AeA), capital gains taxes and, 50, 73, 199
American Express (firm), stock repurchased by, 235t
American Research and Development (firm), 67, 79n5
Ameritech (firm), 27, 137
Amgen (firm), stock repurchased by, 235t, 237t, 247n8
Analog Devices (firm), 161
Anderson, Frederick, résumé, 79n6
Anheuser-Busch (firm), stock repurchased by, 235t
Antitrust suits, 39
Apple Computer (firm), 32, 72, 74, 77
employment by, 30t, 118t–119t
Applied Materials (firm), 22t, 32, 45, 72, 77
employment by, 30t, 118t–119t

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xiii
  • 1 - What Is New, and Permanent, about the "New Economy"? 1
  • 2 - The Rise of the New Economy Business Model 39
  • 3 - The Demise of the Old Economy Business Model 81
  • 4 - Pensions and Unions in the New Economy 115
  • 5 - Globalization of the High-Tech Labor Force 149
  • 6 - The Quest for Shareholder Value 197
  • 7 - Prospects for Sustainable Prosperity 249
  • References 281
  • The Author 331
  • Index 333
  • About the Institute 357
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