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work unit

[′wərk ‚yü·nət]
(industrial engineering)
An amount of work or the result of an amount of work that is treated as an integer (a single piece of information) when work is being characterized quantitatively.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Personal Experience of Schizophrenia and the Role of Danwei in 1990's Beijing.
143, 148 (1995) (discussing changes in the criminal law aimed at the prosecution of danwei).
His hotel, like the massage parlor, is built inside a deserted factory; her bourgeois clients are his danwei members.
As more Chinese organizations come to adopt employee-centered management styles, those that retain restrictive, controlling management structures reminiscent of the country's once-dominant danwei work units are increasingly likely to become breeding grounds for worker dissatisfaction.
Each year, Shanghai OCPUT chose participating organizations (canping danwei, POs) in forms of state-owned enterprises (such as the running water supplier), policy enforcers or regulators(such as police and primary education bureau), and public service providers (such as social security and health care) to participate ADPE.
Prior to the economic reforms, social security for urban employees in the public sector (3) and enterprises was provided through work units (danwei).
(70.) See Several Opinions, supra note 44; Guanyu Tuijin Keyan Sheji Danwei Jinru Da Zhong Xing Gongye Qiye de Guiding ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) [Rules on Promoting Scientific and Design Institutes to Be Included in Large- and Medium-Sized Industrial Enterprises] (promulgated by the St.
According to (http://www.danwei.com/more-dead-pigs-and-a-thousand-dead-ducks-dumped-in-rivers/) Danwei.com , the Xiaoxiang Morning Herald reported last week, roughly fifty pigs were found on a shoal in the Xiangjiang river and were fished out and buried nearby.
During this time of economic expansion and marketization, labour relations were transformed with the abolishment of the danwei system, which had doled out state benefits--also known as "the iron ricebowl".