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  • Workby Steven Vallas

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    This book provides a critical overview of the myriad literatures on “work,” viewed not only as a product of the marketplace but also as a social and political construct. Drawing on theoretical and empirical contributions from sociology, history, economics, and organizational studies, the book brings together perspectives that too often... more...

  • Flee 9-5by Ben Angel

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    How to quit the rat race, do what you love, and make money doing it Ben Angel, also known as the "Agent of Influence," is Australia's top personal branding and influence specialist. Entrepreneurs, companies, speakers, and famous authors look to him when they want to learn how to engage their target audiences and the media or build a highly influential... more...

  • There's More You Should Knowby Jennifer Basye Sander

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Whether their children have asked them to recapture treasured moments, stories, and traditions, or simply to record valuable family information, many seniors are now sitting down to write about their lives. But how does one get started on such a daunting project? That?s where writing coach Jennifer Basye Sander steps in. In Before I Go, There?s... more...

  • Arbeitsplatzbezogene Ängste und Arbeitsplatzphobieby Beate Muschalla; Michael Linden

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 40.27

    Arbeitsplatzbezogene Ängste führen oft zu Langzeitarbeitsunfähigkeit und Frühberentung und verursachen hohe Kosten. Diagnostik und Therapie sind schwierig und erfordern spezielle Kenntnisse. Das Werk gibt einen Überblick über das Thema unter Einbezug der Arbeitspsychologie und -medizin, der klinischen Psychologie, Psychiatrie und Psychosomatik. Das... more...

  • Cooldownby Markus Väth

    Gabal Verlag 2013; US$ 19.55

    Wie können wir die Anforderungen der modernen Arbeitswelt meistern? Grundlegendes hat sich in den letzten Jahren verändert und wird sich weiter rasant ändern: Wir müssen die immer gewaltigere Informationsflut bändigen, unsere Sozialkompetenzen in Netzwerken ausbauen, unsere Zeit und unsere Ressourcen immer besser managen, unsere Mitarbeiter (und Chefs)... more...

  • The New Workplaceby David Holman; Toby D. Wall; Chris W. Clegg; Paul Sparrow; Ann Howard

    Wiley 2003; US$ 272.00

    "Just-in-time", "total quality management", "lean manufacturing", "call centres", "team work", "empowerment" - most people in business have heard these buzz words, often offered as a panacea to all profit ills. So why don't they always work? Can you combine them anyhow? If not, why not? The New Workplace Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the... more...

  • Identity in the Age of the New Economyby T.E. Jensen; A. Westenholz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Identity in the Age of the New Economy is a multi-faceted view of contemporary employment and identity that questions a number of the myths related to the so-called new economy, knowledge society or network society. It argues that one of the most striking things about much contemporary theorizing on work and identity is the epochalist terms in which... more...

  • The Essentials of the New Workplaceby David Holman; Toby D. Wall; Chris W. Clegg; Paul Sparrow; Ann Howard

    Wiley 2005; US$ 75.00

    The original hardback edition of The New Workplace examined modern business terms such as total quality management, just-in-time production, e-business, lean manufacturing and teleworking. It explored what these terms really mean and what effect they have in practice - especially their impact on productivity and performance and their social and psychological... more...

  • Ethnomethodological Studies of Workby Harold Garfinkel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 206.00

    This unique collection will be essential reading for all researchers and students doing courses in ethnomethodology, organization studies and the sociology of work. more...

  • America at Workby Edward E. Lawler III; James O'Toole

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 75.00

    This wide-ranging volume brings together the commissioned papers that are the basis of James O’ Toole and Edward E. Lawler’ s "The New American Workplace," their follow-up to the groundbreaking 1973 "Work in America" report. Here leading scholars in the fields of business, management, and human resources offer new research... more...