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  • Capitalism and the Political Economy of Work Timeby Christoph Hermann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Fehlzeiten-Report 2014by Bernhard Badura; Antje Ducki; Helmut Schröder; Joachim Klose; Markus Meyer

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Unternehmen konnen sich dem gesellschaftlichen Wandel nicht entziehen: Alter werdende Belegschaften, mehr weibliche Arbeitnehmer oder der prognostizierte Fachkraftemangel sind nur einige der Veranderungen, mit denen Unternehmen unmittelbar konfrontiert werden. Hinzu kommen die Folgen der Globalisierung und des technischen Fortschritts. Wahrend den... more...

  • Arbeitszeitmodelle der Zukunft - inkl. Arbeitshilfen onlineby Ulrike Hellert

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 37.16

    Angesichts des bevorstehenden Fachkräftemangels, dem sozialen Wertewandel und der Notwendigkeit einer gesunden Work-Life-Balance sind Unternehmen gefordert, verstärkt flexible Arbeitszeitlösungen für ihre Mitarbeiter anzubieten und umzusetzen. Die Autorin erklärt wissenschaftlich fundiert die Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten durch Funktionszeit, Teilzeit und... more...

  • Changes in Working Time: An International Reviewby Paul Blyton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    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 Vol 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 Workby 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$ 135.00

    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? These questions are becoming increasingly pertinent as working norms are fractured and fragmented by country. This book... more...