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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • 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...

  • Magic Carpet Flyingby Pamela Ryan

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 9.99

    Childhood lessons in rural Australia and later in Africa and Asia where she helped others tackle the darkness of mental illness, suicide, and large-scale tragedy arising from terrorist attacks and natural disasters. more...

  • People at Workby Marjorie L. DeVault

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    People at Work is noted sociologist Marjorie L. DeVault’s groundbreaking collection of original essays on the complexities of the modern-day workplace. By focusing on the lived experiences of the worker, not as an automaton on an assembly line, but as an embodied human of flesh and bone, these essays offer important insight on the realities of... more...

  • Religion, Work, and Inequalityby Lisa Keister

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 144.95

    This volume brings together major thinkers in the field of religion, work and inequality to explore current research and to articulate an agenda for better understanding the connection between social factors such as work behaviours, work-based rewards and well-being, and religious beliefs and cultural orientation. more...

  • Job Quality and Employer Behaviourby Professor Stephen Bazen; Professor Claudio Lucifora; Dr Wiemer Salverda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 144.00

    This book takes a fresh look at the issue of job quality, analyzing employer behaviour and discussing the agenda for policy intervention. Between 1997 and 2002, more than twelve million new jobs were created in the European Union and labour market participation increased by more than eight million. Whilst a good deal of these new jobs have been created... more...

  • 101 Ways to Have a Business and a Lifeby Andrew Griffiths

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 8.99

    The simple, practical and easy-to-apply ideas in this guide will help business owners identify the main reasons behind their lack of work-life balance and, most importantly, how to fix it. The experiences, tips, and coping mechanisms of thousands of business owners around the world who were consulted in the writing of the book are compiled into one... more...

  • Introducing Getting the Job You Wantby Denise Taylor

    Icon Books 2012; US$ 7.28

    A Practical Guide to how to get the career you want, now. more...

  • The Spirit of Successby Norman Drummond

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14

    Who are you? Why are you living and working in the way that you are? What might you yet become and do with your life? The answer to these three fundamental questions lie at the heart of this revolutionary guide to changing the way we live and work. If we work with our heart as well as our head, we can get beyond simply functioning to realise our true... more...