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  • 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...

  • Networks, Work, and Inequalityby Steve McDonald

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 134.95

    This volume illuminates the processes by which social networks in work organizations can effectively generate, sustain and ameliorate social inequalities across individuals, firms and occupational fields. It offers valuable insights that inform researchers and policy makers regarding issues of workplace discrimination, diversity and innovation. 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...

  • Demanding Workby Francis Green

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 46.95

    Since the early 1980s, a vast number of jobs have been created in the affluent economies of the industrialized world. Many workers are doing more skilled and fulfilling jobs, and getting paid more for their trouble. Yet it is often alleged that the quality of work life has deteriorated, with a substantial and rising proportion of jobs providing low... more...

  • UNION CONTRIBUTN TO LABOUR WELFAREby Paul A. Kurzman; R.Paul Maiden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book focuses on the contributions of organized labor in the development and evolution of workplace human services in America and eight countries around the world. Beginning with an overview of labor-sponsored social service programs, it showcases the achievements by major trade unions in the arena of human services, from inception to present.... more...

  • The 16th Minute of Fameby Darrell Miller; Angela Bassett; Blair Underwood

    Dunham Books 2014; US$ 12.99

    ""In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."" Andy Warhol coined that prophetic line in 1968. Ironically, in today's modern society, Warhol's statement is arguably more famous than its author. Forty-plus years after he made his seemingly outrageous pronouncement, most people would probably agree that his... more...

  • The Innovative CIOby Andi Mann; George Watt; Peter Matthews

    Springer 2014; US$ 34.99

    Robotized Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation describes the methods needed to develop a robotic system that is clinically applicable for the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Chapter 1 introduces the basic principles of TMS and discusses current developments towards robotized TMS. Part I (Chapters 2 and 3) systematically analyzes... more...

  • Personal Impact at Work in a Weekby Christine Harvey

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 8.11

    The ability to present yourself in such a way as to make an impact, is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career. Written by Christine Harvey, a leading expert on business communication, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to make a difference at work. The highly motivational 'in a week'... more...