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  • The Economics of Overtime Workingby Robert A. Hart

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 91.00

    Comprehensive economic evaluation of overtime working includes theoretical, empirical and policy aspects based on international evidence. more...

  • Employment Policy and the Regulation of Part-time Work in the European Unionby Silvana Sciarra; Paul Davies; Mark Freedland

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 65.00

    This 2004 book examines the influence of EC rules on European nations' policies towards part-time working. more...

  • Fehlzeiten-Report 2006by Bernhard Badura; Henner Schellschmidt; Christian Vetter

    Springer 2007; US$ 49.99

    Der "Fehlzeiten-Report" wird vom Wissenschaftlichen Institut der AOK (WIdO) in Zusammenarbeit mit der Universität Bielefeld herausgegeben. Jedes Jahr informiert er umfassend über die aktuelle Krankenstandsentwicklung in der deutschen Wirtschaft. Detailliert beleuchtet er das Arbeitsunfähigkeitsgeschehen einzelner Branchen und der wichtigsten Berufsgruppen.... more...

  • Flexible Organizations and the New Working Lifeby Egil J. Skorstad; Helge Ramsdal

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    What are we actually talking about when we talk of flexibility in organizational settings? Do flexible forms of organization lead to varied, challenging and autonomous work or do they have a negative impact on working conditions? These questions are confronted by a group of specialist authors, who discuss the concept of flexibility in relation to employment... more...

  • The Flexible Workplaceby Christine Avery; Diane Zabel

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 155.00

    Flextime, telecommuting, compressed work week, job sharing, downshifting, and hot desking—these terms are infiltrating our vocabulary at an increasing rate, keeping pace with change in the workplace. Although there is a large body of literature on the changing nature of work and workplace flexibility, there is no handbook that synthesizes the... more...

  • Non-standard Employment under Globalizationby Koichi Usami

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    Expansion of non-standard employment under globalization is widely observed in all of the newly industrializing countries. This book explores the deregulation of labour markets, social protection for nonstandard workers, and social security reforms in accordance with the transformation of employment. more...

  • Reducing Workweeksby Fred Best

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 69.50

    International competition and variable economic conditions have brought the threat of layoffs to the doorsteps of workers and managers in all sectors of our economy. One response to this problem is Unemployment Insurance-Supported Work Sharing. This new and promising program reduces the human and economic costs of layoffs by providing partial unemployment... more...

  • Nightshift NYCby Russell Leigh Sharman; Cheryl Harris Sharman

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    New York is the city that never sleeps. This luminous book peels back the cover of darkness over the city as it hums along in the night, revealing a hidden world populated by the thousands of women and men who work and live the nightshift. Written with beauty and grace, Nightshift NYC weaves together cultural critique, vivid reportage, and arresting... more...

  • Work Smarter: Live Betterby Cyril Peupion

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Most people have never been taught how to work. We are committed to our job and want to be good at what we do. We are neither lazy nor unwilling. But we do not always work effectively - we work hard but not always smart. To increase performance many people believe they need to do more. We spend less time with our loved ones, neglect our health and... more...

  • Smart Flexibilityby Andy Lake

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    Smart Flexibility: Moving Smart and Flexible Working from Theory to Practice is an engaging and practical management book to help organisations implement smart working.Written for managers at the leading edge of change, Andy Lake takes a strategic, comprehensive and integrated approach to Smart and Flexible Working. Taking an evidence-based approach,... more...