Japanese and Chinese companies that have British factories (especially in the automotive industry) are trying to pass on the company`s ethics to their workers. [Clarification needed] This approach has been adopted by local UK companies such as Tesco. This chapter assesses the role of collective bargaining on labour market performance in OECD countries. It is based on the detailed characterization of collective bargaining systems and practices presented in the previous chapter. Based on a rich mix of data at national, sectoral, enterprise and worker levels, this chapter examines the link between different collective bargaining situations and employment, wages, wage inequality and productivity. . . .