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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • A Cosmopolitan Journey?by Helene Snee

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    What do young people get out of gap years? A wide range of 'official' sources acknowledge gap years as a way of becoming a global citizen and more employable at the same time. Instead of automatically assuming that gap years are a 'good thing', this book critically considers how this contemporary rite of passage could contribute to... more...

  • Public-Private Partnerships in Deutschlandby Sarah Wolff

    Springer 2014; US$ 6.99

    ?Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) haben sich in Deutschland und international als wunschenswerte Beschaffungsalternative fur die Offentliche Hand etabliert. Was den privaten Partner antreibt oder antreiben konnte, sich auf eine solche Partnerschaft einzulassen, wird meist nicht thematisiert. Und sind nahezu ?insolvente? offentliche Institutionen wirklich... more...

  • Time and Work, Volume 2by Abbie J. Shipp; Yitzhak Fried

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The concept of time is a crucial filter through which we understand any events or phenomena; nothing exists outside of time. It conditions not only the question of ?when?, but also influences the ?what, how and why?of our ideas about management. And yet management scholars have rarely considered this ?temporal lens? in understanding how time affects... more...

  • Time and Work, Volume 1by Abbie J. Shipp; Yitzhak Fried

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The concept of time is a crucial filter through which we understand any events or phenomena; nothing exists outside of time. It conditions not only the question of ?when?, but also influences the ?what, how and why? of our ideas about management. And yet management scholars have rarely considered this ?temporal lens? in understanding how time affects... more...

  • The Economy of Youby Kimberly Palmer

    AMACOM 2014; US$ 14.95

    Don?t wait around for your job to disappear....Take back your financial future! more...

  • Organizations and Working Time Standards: A Comparison of Negotiations in Europeby Jens Thoemmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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? This book addresses the process of working time regulation over the last twenty years, evaluating the activities of trade... more...

  • FehlzeitenReport 2013by Bernhard Badura; Antje Ducki; Helmut Schröder; Joachim Klose; Markus Meyer

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Suchtprobleme durch den Konsum von Alkohol, Medikamenten, Nikotin oder illegalen Drogen spielen in der Arbeitswelt eine größere Rolle als oft angenommen. Schätzungen gehen davon aus, dass bis zu 10 Prozent aller Beschäftigten Suchtmittel in missbräuchlicher Weise konsumieren - vor allem Alkohol oder Medikamente. Hinzu kommen... more...

  • Conscriptsby Ilana R Bet-El

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    Drawing on diaries, letters and personal accounts from British conscripts who served on the Western Front in the latter half of the Great War, this book explores the contribution they made to the war effort. more...

  • Work Timeby Cynthia L. Negrey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Work Time is a sociological overview of a complex web of relations that shapes much of our experience of work and life yet often goes without critical examination. Cynthia Negrey examines work time past and present, exploring structural economic change and the gender division of labor to ask: what are the historical, cultural, public policy,... more...