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Labor

  • Mental Illness in the Workplaceby Henry G. Harder; Shannon Wagner; Josh Rash

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95

    The extent of mental health concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other mental health issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention. The authors of Mental Illness in the Workplace provide a practical guide to identifying,... more...

  • Essentials of Personnel Assessment and Selectionby Robert M. Guion; Scott Highhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    Essentials of Personnel Assessment and Selection discusses the essentials that managers and other well-educated people should know about the assessment processes so widely used in contemporary society--and so widely not understood. It emphasizes that good prediction requires well-formed hypotheses about personal characteristics that may be related... more...

  • The Applied Economics of Labourby Mark P. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book provides an introduction and overview to seven applied financial studies on the theme of labour. The studies cover a wide range of topics, from the individual effects of becoming disabled on key aspects of labour market outcomes in Germany, to testing whether there is evidence of compression of morbidity using Health and Retirement Study... more...

  • Interkulturelles Managementby Andreas Engelen; Eva Tholen

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 450.26

    ?Cross-cultural Management? ? multinationale Unternehmen managen. ?Interkulturelles Management? beschäftigt sich mit dem Einfluss der nationalen Kultur auf die einzelnen Bereiche des Managements und den daraus entstehenden Herausforderungen für global agierende Manager, Expatriates, einer interkulturellen Personalführung und Unternehmen. Das Lehrbuch... more...

  • Systemisches Konfliktmanagementby Kurt Faller; Bernd Fechler; Wilfried Kerntke

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 45.03

    Konflikte konstruktiv lösen ? Reibung vermeiden. Im Räderwerk von Unternehmen müssen Konflikte keine Kostentreiber sein, sie können eine Chance sein. Richtig gesteuert und bearbeitet, lassen sich Konflikte schon im Vorfeld entschärfen und für das Weiterkommen der Organisation nutzen. Das Buch stellt den Ansatz ?Systemdesign? vor, der Mediation, Organisationsentwicklung,... more...

  • Labor Visions and State Powerby Victoria C. Hattam

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    Why has labor played a more limited role in national politics in the United States than it has in other advanced industrial societies? Victoria Hattam demonstrates that voluntarism, as American labor's policy was known, was the American Federation of Labor's strategic response to the structure of the American state, particularly to the influence of... more...

  • Efficiency Wagesby Andrew Weiss

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Known for his seminal work in efficiency-wage theory, Andrew Weiss surveys recent research in the field and presents new results. He shows how wage schedules affect the kinds of workers a firm employs and how well those workers perform on the job. Using straightforward examples, he demonstrates how efficiency-wage theory can explain labor market outcomes... more...

  • Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risksby Michael J. Moore; W. Kip Viscusi

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this major new work, Michael J. Moore and W. Kip Viscusi explore the question, "How are workers compensated for exposing themselves to the risk of physical injury while on the job?" The authors detail the diverse nature of labor market responses to job risks and the important role played by compensation-for-risk mechanisms. Following an overview... more...

  • The State and Working Womenby Mary Ruggie

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95

    Mary Ruggie's controversial study of British and Swedish labor market, anti-discrimination, and child care programs argues that gender-based policy alone cannot substantially raise the economic status of women workers. Rather, policies for women must be developed within the context of more general economic and social policies Originally published... more...

  • Landlord and Capitalistsby Maurice Zeitlin; Richard Earl Ratcliff

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.95

    In 1974, Maurice Zeitlin published a seminal article in The American Journal of Sociology , criticizing managerial theory and evidence, which ended one era in the analysis of the large corporation's ownership and control and began a new one. He called for research on the capitalist class that would reveal its inner structure--particularly the interaction... more...