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M. Kamal Uddin
2021 Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration (BJPA)  
The paper is an outcome of a • research study recently . conducted by the author on Subcontracting based on some selected surveyed industries.  ...  As a developing country, Bangladesh should adopt & spur such strategy both in micro and macro level. ln Bangladesh, SMEs (Small & Medi ~terprises) possess high potency to proliferate through subcontracting  ...  During 1986-91, as a part of marketing activity, BSCIC arranged subcontracting orders amounting to Tk. 380.3 million, while distributed credit for such purposes amounted to Tk. 11.25 million.  ... 
doi:10.36609/bjpa.v12i1-2.334 fatcat:n3s3irfimveijlsja3xdjjvs3u

Gendering Industrial Subcontracting Work

2011 Asian Women  
Nancy Morrisson edited the document and Doreen Duff assisted with administrative arrangements and was responsible for formatting the document.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report was prepared by a team that consisted of Mathew Verghis (team leader), Gordon Betcherman, Robert Keyfi tz, Sibel Kulaksiz, Antoneta Manova Stavreska (all of the World Bank)  ...  However, late in the legislative process, these were moderated as a result of union and employer lobbying. Provisions to allow flexible employment (subcontracting, temporary help) were weakened.  ... 
doi:10.14431/aw.2011.09.27.3.25 fatcat:kxod6tfbxfdpnnipmr5n5g6hu4

Subcontracting Filial Piety

PEI-CHIA LAN
2002 Journal of Family Issues  
Abstract Based on in-depth interviews with middle-class Taiwanese and Hong Kong immigrant families in California, I examine how the cultural meaning and social practice of filial care for aging parents  ...  I analyze the commodification of elder care from three dimensions-where care takes places, who gives care, and who pays for care-and examine its impacts on Chinese family relations.  ...  The material base of parental authority-the distribution of family properties among 6 children-has diminished in the context of immigration.  ... 
doi:10.1177/019251302236596 fatcat:okzylsy3ovehhfd5hla75cathy

Unionizing Subcontracted Labor

Hila Shamir
2016 Theoretical Inquiries in Law  
Whether justified from a business perspective or not, subcontracting has dire implications for workers' rights: it insulates the beneficiary of their labor from direct legal obligations to the workers'  ...  Finally, the Article questions whether law can provide a once-and-for-all solution to the problems posed by subcontracting, and explores the dynamic role of law and unionizing in this context.  ...  . 56 In New York, where the agency model is a more common method of service delivery, the SEIU focused on legislative efforts to increase the state budget for home care programs, pressuring agencies  ... 
doi:10.1515/til-2016-0009 fatcat:cyhtmz4bcvetlguxce2noqqfzm

Scheduling with subcontracting options

Zhi-Long Chen, Chung-Lun Li
2008 IIE Transactions  
Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the associate editor and two referees for their helpful comments on the earlier versions of the paper.  ...  The heuristic is based on an Integer Programming (IP) formulation of the problem, and exploits a special property of the Linear Programming (LP) relaxation of the IP formulation.  ...  He proposed dynamic programming algorithms for four problems where the time-based performance measure is the total completion time, makespan, maximum lateness and number of tardy orders, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07408170801975057 fatcat:cl4ef3rmsjggxbrtny7tjztbye

Dynamic auction environment with subcontracting

Przemyslaw Jeziorski, Elena Krasnokutskaya
2016 The Rand Journal of Economics  
We develop a novel numerical strategy for solving this dynamic game.  ...  We study a dynamic procurement environment with capacity constraints where contractors may re-sell part of the work in the subcontracting market.  ...  For a given vector of backlogs, which fixes the set of cost distributions for the participating bidders, the availability of subcontracting results in the modification of these distributions.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1756-2171.12154 fatcat:66sowgrkc5agpnwxxjukqg4yge

Implementation of innovation by manufacturers subcontracting to construction projects

Karen Manley
2008 Engineering Construction and Architectural Management  
By undertaking a qualitative analysis of manufacturers of patented products subcontracting to small projects, this paper addresses the above shortcomings.  ...  project-based innovation by manufacturers.  ...  This research gives rise to a number of interesting topics for further research.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09699980810867398 fatcat:colukhj6r5fz5lmnhhc7ywukaq

Downsizing Nature: Managing Risk and Knowledge Economies through Production Subcontracting in the Oregon Logging Sector

W Scott Prudham
2002 Environment and planning A  
Contracts are a strategy for firms to displace resulting risks and costs onto contractors, while at the same time inducing expert-based rationalization of production.  ...  However, though contracting is one flexibility strategy, Weyerhaeuser's Competitive Logging Program featuring restructured wage relations provides an alternate path to more flexible production, one that  ...  for useful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1068/a3414 fatcat:ukooybczrbfdbp4z5ngq22jbsm

An accelerated subcontracting and procuring model for construction projects

H.Ping Tserng, Pao H. Lin
2002 Automation in Construction  
The ultimate goal of this study is not only to develop a web-based decision support system for general contractors to accurately decide an appropriate trade-off between risk and profit for different combinations  ...  In this research, the overall subcontracting supply chain of a construction project is considered as a global procurement system and an optimal combination of subcontractors can be obtained within this  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the National Science Council, Taiwan, for financially supporting this work under contract No. NSC-88-2211-E-002-042.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0926-5805(01)00056-5 fatcat:hxpi3hiqw5hzthm5566hsifoxi

Transferring the Cost of Wage Rigidity to Subcontracting Firms: The Case of Korea

Kwangho Woo, Joonmo Cho
2016 Sustainability  
For the sustainability of firms, they need to reform a seniority-based wage system, an incentive-based wage system or a job-based wage system and the exploited subcontracting structure for creating share  ...  We select a Korean case with ample subcontracting practices and a rigid wage system.  ...  Recently, the Korea government and firms' CEOs keep trying to reform the labor market for flexibility.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8090845 fatcat:5d2quv3435dttl7ljsh534ivxi

To Market, To Market: Legislating on Privatization and Subcontracting

Ellen Dannin
2000 Social Science Research Network  
of or reduction in fund-ing for agencies, programs, or services based on the results of performance audits.  ...  For example, if a subcontractor were to offer a bid based on an average wage, that wage might be based on lower-paid job classifications than those of persons who would actually be capable of doing that  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.232401 fatcat:op4ytk4nbffmvkmql5st3dxwui

An Imitation and Heuristic Method for Scheduling with Subcontracted Resources

Anna Antonova, Konstantin Aksyonov, Olga Aksyonova
2021 Mathematics  
A scheduling problem with subcontracted resources is widely spread and is associated with the distribution of limited renewable and non-renewable resources, both own and subcontracted ones based on the  ...  A new imitation and heuristic method for solving the assigned scheduling problem is proposed.  ...  We reduced our mathematical model into a model suitable for linear programming [14] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/math9172098 fatcat:557nddzs2fg7tnvwtsbyerkjfy

Firms' Qualifications and Subcontracting in Public Procurement: An Empirical Investigation

Luigi Moretti, Paola Valbonesi
2015 Journal of Law, Economics & Organization  
These findings show that a bidding firm's production efficiency increases (i.e., via lower production costs) when its subcontracting position is flexible and this enables the firm to subcontract part of  ...  De Silva et al. (2012) empirically investigated the effect of a subcontracting goal program in Texas and compared projects in which prime contractors were obliged to outsource 1.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jleo/ewv001 fatcat:6zmogfqrvbc2rilt7xgr6o62du

Subcontracting and competitive bidding on incomplete procurement contracts

Daniel P. Miller
2014 The Rand Journal of Economics  
As part of a cost-benefit analysis, one could quantify Caltrans' costs savings if it were to reduce contractual incompleteness. I could alter regulations that distort subcontracting patterns. 2  ...  This paper examines the impact of incomplete contracts on subcontracting arrangements and the design of procurement auctions.  ...  It regards a government program about subcontracting to Disad-vantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs). DBEs are firms owned by racial minorities and women.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1756-2171.12068 fatcat:kqkox5tn5zcwrgffagachmq7ru

Federal employees health benefits acquisition regulation: large provider agreements, subcontracts, and miscellaneous changes. Final rule

Office of Personnel Management
2005 Federal register  
It establishes requirements, including audit, for Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) experience-rated carriers' Large Provider Agreements.  ...  It also modifies the dollar threshold for review of carriers' subcontract agreements; revises the definitions of Cost or Pricing Data and Experience-rate to reflect mental health parity requirements; updates  ...  Regulatory Flexibility Act The Regulator}' Flexibility Act (RFA) requires agencies to analyze options for regulatory relief of small businesses.  ... 
pmid:15929224 fatcat:mqx6bjthk5hrdhdjgwe2gurmcq
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