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Breaking the Mold
Redesigning Work for Productive and Satisfying Lives
Lotte Bailyn
In Breaking the Mold Lotte Bailyn argues that society's separation of work and family is no longer a tenable model for employees or the organizations that employ them.



The Ethics of Human Resources and Industrial Relations
"In the business and economic spheres, many of the most pressing ethical issues involve the employment relationship, such as the rights of employees versus shareholders, employee privacy and monitoring, whistleblowing, pay equity, discrimination...



Theoretical Perspectives on Work and the Employment Relationship
Developing a strong theoretical base for research and practice in industrial relations and human resource management has to date remained a largely unfulfilled challenge. This pioneering volume helps close the theory gap by presenting contributions...



Employment with a Human Face
Balancing Efficiency, Equity, and Voice
John W. Budd
John W. Budd contends that the turbulence of the current workplace and the importance of work for individuals and society make it vitally important that employment be given "a human face." Contradicting the traditional view of the...



Putting Work in Its Place
A Quiet Revolution
Peter Meiksins, Peter Whalley
Most books on the subject of work focus on the increased amount of time Americans spend on the job. Peter Meiksins and Peter Whalley address the counter-trend, examining the difficult path traversed by people who choose to work less than the...



The Violence-Prone Workplace
A New Approach to Dealing with Hostile, Threatening, and Uncivil Behavior
Richard V. Denenberg, Mark Braverman
Almost every week reports of violence erupting in the workplace make headlines. Contrary to popular opinion, such incidents are not random and senseless but, according to Richard V. Denenberg and Mark Braverman, typically result from conflict that has...



Learning From Saturn
Possibilities for Corporate Governance and Employee Relations
Saul A. Rubinstein, Thomas A. Kochan
The last two decades of the twentieth century were a tumultuous time of innovation for business and labor. Perhaps the boldest and most far-reaching experiment in industry was the creation of the Saturn Corporation. Working together as partners, the...



Temps
The Many Faces of the Changing Workplace
Jackie Krasas Rogers
Now firmly established as fixtures of the American workplace, temporary employees constitute a much-discussed but still poorly understood segment of the labor force. In this consciousness-raising book, Jackie Krasas Rogers explores the realities...



Manufacturing Advantage
Why High Performance Work Systems Pay Off
Eileen Appelbaum, Thomas Bailey, Peter Berg, Arne L. Kalleberg
Much of the hoopla surrounding quality circles, teams, and high-performance work systems has been based on anecdotes and very thin evidence. It has not been established that those employee involvement strategies amount to anything more than another...



Towards a Learning Organisation
Reviewing Technologies for Company Training
Mathy Vanbuel



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