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  • Work after Globalizationby Guy Standing

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Offers a fresh perspective on work and citizenship, rejecting the labourist orientation of the 20th century. This title explains that while a struggle against paternalism is essential, the desirable egalitarian response to the problems caused by globalization is a strategy to build occupational citizenship. more...

  • Living for the Weekdayby Clint Swindall

    Wiley 2010; US$ 22.95

    Praise for Living for the Weekday "If you want to have a team where leaders and employees are working hand-in-hand to build a culture of employee engagement, then you need to read this book. I'm confident it will help you become a weekday warrior." —Jon Gordon bestselling author of The Energy Bus and Soup "In Living for the Weekday , Clint... more...

  • Living in More Than One Worldby Bruce Rosenstein; Frances Hesselbein

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95

    Millions revere Drucker as ?the father of modern management??this is the first book to share his reflections on self-management ? Based on Bruce Rosenstein?s 20 years-plus study of Drucker?s life and thought ? Helps you construct a complete life plan through exercises, questions, and illustrative anecdotes and quotes How can we have a rich... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...