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  • Organizations and Working Time Standardsby Jens Thoemmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Collective bargaining between employers and trade unions has profoundly changed working conditions in companies around the globe. But why do we start work at the age of 10, 16, 18 or 24? Why do we work 6, 8, 10 or more hours a day? These questions are becoming increasingly pertinent as working norms are fractured and fragmented by country. This book... more...

  • Atypische Beschäftigung: Teilzeitarbeit, befristete Beschäftigung und Leiharbeit in Deutschland und Großbritannienby Mario Daum

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 16.73

    Atypische Beschäftigungsformen haben in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten immer mehr an Bedeutung gewonnen. Der Anteil der Arbeitnehmer, die einer vom klassischen Normalarbeitsverhältnis abweichenden Tätigkeit nachgehen, nimmt stetig zu. Diese Trends sind europaweit zu beobachten. Dennoch sind vergleichende sozialwissenschaftliche Arbeiten, die theoretische... more...

  • Changes in Working Time (Routledge Revivals)by Paul Blyton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1985, this book examines the major components of working time from an international perspective, considering the individual aspects of working time, with particular emphasis on the argument that work should be shared to alleviate unemployment and the case for further increasing the flexibility and choice in working arrangements.... more...

  • Capitalism and the Political Economy of Work Timeby Christoph Hermann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    John Maynard Keynes expected that around the year 2030 people would only work 15 hours a week. In the mid-1960s, Jean Fourastié still anticipated the introduction of the 30-hour week in the year 2000, when productivity would continue to grow at an established pace. Productivity growth slowed down somewhat in the 1970s and 1980s, but rebounded in the... more...

  • Die Leerstandssituation des niederländischen Büromarktes: Ursachen - Maßnahmen - Ausblickby Christin Lier

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 32.67

    Dieses Buch beinhaltet die Darstellung des niederländischen Büromarktes mit seinem Leerstandsproblem sowie seinen diversen Besonderheiten. Dabei werden die Fragen zu den Ursachen des Büroflächenleerstands, den möglichen Lösungsansätzen und den bisher ergriffenen Maßnahmen beantwortet. Dies erfolgt für die Niederlande im Allgemeinen und für die wirtschaftlich... more...

  • Führen in Teilzeitby Brigitte Abrell

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Führen in Teilzeit ist möglich! ? So lautet die Botschaft von Brigitte Abrell. Die Autorin ist selbst seit vielen Jahren als Führungskraft in Teilzeit tätig. Ihre Informationen, Tipps und Best-Practice-Beispiele sind daher praxisbezogen und sowohl für Führungskräfte als auch für Personalverantwortliche interessant. Sie finden wertvolle Anregungen... more...

  • New Ways of Studying Emotions in Organizationsby Charmine E. J. Härtel; Wilfred J. Zerbe; Neal M. Ashkanasy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 144.95

    The rapidly growing recognition of the importance of emotions in understanding all aspects of organizational life is facilitating the development of focused areas of scholarship. This volume addresses new ways of looking at emotions within organizational frameworks. more...

  • Part-Time Prospectsby Colette Fagan; Jacqueline O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    The growth in part-time employment has been one of the most striking features in industrialized economies over the past forty years. Part-Time Prospects presents for the first time a systematically comparative analysis of the common and divergent patterns in the use of part-time work in Europe, America and the Pacific Rim. It brings together sociologists... more...

  • Working Timeby Deborah M. Figart; Lonnie Golden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Working time is a crucial issue for both research and public policy. This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of both paid and unpaid work time, integrating a unique discussion of overwork, underwork, shortening of the working week, and flexible work practices. Time at work is affected by a complex web of evolving culture and social relations,... more...

  • Working Time and Workers' Preferences in Industrialized Countriesby Jon C. Messenger

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    The gradual reduction in weekly working hours in the first half of the last century, which culminated in the widespread adoption of the 'standard' working week by the 1960s, was grounded in a concern for health and safety and for the preservation of time outside of paid labour. Over the last few decades, however, this progressive standardization... more...