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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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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 areworking hand-in-hand to build a culture of employee engagement,then you need to read this book. I'm confident it will help youbecome a weekday warrior." —Jon Gordon bestselling author ofThe Energy Bus and Soup "In Living for the Weekday , Clint Swindall... more...

  • Das Nachhaltigkeits-Konzept in deutschen Unternehmen: Modetrend oder Notwendigkeit?by Joanna Ludwikowski

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 23.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Wer sich heutzutage der Öffentlichkeit gegenüber gut präsentieren möchte, spricht über Nachhaltigkeit. Politiker sondieren die Ursachen der aktuellen Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise auf fehlende Unternehmensverantwortung. Stars äußern sich besorgt über die drohende Klimakatastrophe. Wissenschaftler überbringen fortlaufend neue Hiobsbotschaften... 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$ 32.00

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

  • How to Work Wondersby Liggy Webb

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 3.99

    The ultimate guide to Workplace Wellness - We are increasingly defined by our work. It's what takes up most of our time. It's where we get to employ most of our talents. It's where we experience some of our greatest triumphs and failures. It's also the basis for our standard of living. Being physically, mentally and environmentally happy and healthy... 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...

  • Arbeits- und Lebenskraftby Kerstin Jürgens

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.95

    Vor dem Hintergrund aktueller Entwicklungsdynamiken von Erwerbsarbeit rückt seit einiger Zeit der Erhalt von Arbeitskraft ins Zentrum der wissenschaftlichen und medialen Aufmerksamkeit. Welche Anforderungen bringt eine entgrenzte Arbeitswelt für Erwerbstätige mit sich? Wie erhalten Beschäftigte ihre Arbeitsfähigkeit, wenn Konkurrenz- und Leistungsdruck... more...

  • Lebensqualität produzierenby Alban Knecht

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    Über das Konzept der Lebensqualität des Volkswirts und Philosophen Amartya Sen bin ich erst vor einigen Jahren gestolpert. Nachdem mich die Weltfremdheit vieler volkswirtschaftlichen Modelle schon in meinem Studium beschäftigt hatte, fing mich Sens ?neuer? Ansatz, der mit Begriffen wie Fähigkeiten, Handlun- möglichkeiten und eben Lebensqualität hantiert,... more...