• 1. Introduction: Good reasons to expect flexibilisation
  • 2. External flexibilisation: The German example
  • 2.1 Erosion of the 'standard employment relationship'?
  • 2.2 Some results from the study 'Restructuring of the German Labour market'
  • 2.3 Comparable studies: a brief overview
  • 3. Internal flexibilisation: merits and perils
  • 3.1 Forms of flexibilisation
  • 3.2 Internal flexibilisation as a "high road" of corporate strategy
  • 3.3 The downside of internal flexibilisation
  • 4. Summary and conclusions