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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • Ethnomethodological Studies of Workby Harold Garfinkel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Decent Workby Dharam Ghai

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 22.95

    Provides an introductory text on the concepts, strategies and policies pertaining to decent work. Explores the evolution and content of the concept of decent work and its key components, and shows their relevance and applicability in diverse institutional settings and at different stages of development. more...

  • I Hate People!by Jonathan Littman; Marc Hershon

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 9.99

    Face it, whether your company has 10 employees or 10,000, you must grapple with people you can't stand in the office. Luckily Jonathan Littman and Marc Hershon have written I HATE PEOPLE!, a smart, counter-intuitive, and irreverent turn on the classic workplace self-help book that will show you how to identify the Ten Least Wanted--the people... more...

  • Economic Sociology of Workby Nina Bandelj

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 144.95

    The objective of this volume is to apply the economic sociology perspective to issues of work broadly defined. Economic sociology is a vibrant area of research investigating how social structures, power allocations and cultural understandings shape the production, consumption, distribution and exchange of goods and services.The volume consists of three... more...

  • Work and Politicsby Charles F. Sabel

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 30.00

    A historical and comparative sociology of workplace relations in industrial capitalist societies. more...

  • Creating Balance?by Stephan Kaiser; Max Josef Ringlstetter; Doris Ruth Eikhof; Miguel Pina E. Cunha

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    A satisfactory and healthy integration of work with other life domains is one of the key challenges of modern society. Work-life balance and work-life integration have become focal points of today's human resource management practice and theory. Professionals who have been described as 'extreme workers' regarding their work hours and engagement... more...

  • Employment Regimes and the Quality of Workby Duncan Gallie

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 38.99

    The book makes a major new contribution to the sociology of employment by comparing the quality of working life in European societies with very different institutional systems - France, Germany, Great Britain, Spain and Sweden. It focuses in particular on skills and skill development, opportunities for training, the scope for initiative in work, the... more...

  • Be your own best life coachby Jackee Holder

    Infinite Ideas 2008; US$ 9.95

    Be your own best life coach is an inspirational guide to help readers take control of their lives and motivate themselves effectively so they can achieve their goals. Packed with advice to help readers realise their ambitions and shrug off the fears holding them back, covering everything self-starters need so they can identify their issues and resolve... more...

  • Concept-Driven Development and the Organization of the Process of Changeby Bjørn Gustavsen; Bernd Hofmaier; Marianne Ekman Philips; Anders Wikman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00

    The Swedish Working Life Fund — a temporary organization functioning from 1990 to 1995 — distributed 10 billion Swedish crowns for workplace development and initiated 25,000 projects. About half of the total labor market was affected. This evaluation study, which is built on case studies as well as a survey of a representative sample of... more...