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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • 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...

  • International Human Resource Managementby Mustafa Özbilgin; Dimitria Groutsis; William Harvey

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    International Human Resource Management offers a contemporary and multilayered introduction to international and comparative human resource management for university study. 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...

  • Muße und der Sinn von Arbeitby Kurt Röttgers

    Springer 2014; US$ 6.99

    ?Ausgehend von einer Klarung des Sinnbegriffs im Allgemeinen wird zunachst die Frage nach dem Sinn von Arbeit angegangen. Dabei zeigt sich, daß der Diskurs des neuzeitlichen Arbeitsethos, quasi zwischen den Zeilen, stets begleitet ist von den Gegenbegriffen des Nichtarbeitens. Unter diesen werden dann die Muße und die spezifische Zeitstruktur der Muße... more...

  • Marke ICH - Mit Ihren Stärken auf der Überholspurby Sibylle May; Jennifer Kullmann

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die vielfaltigen Aufgaben die heute im Berufsleben an Sie gestellt werden, erfordern eine gestandene Personlichkeit, die weiß, wie sie sich im Alltag durchsetzen und prasentieren kann. Sie stehen mit Ihrer ?Marke-Ich? Ihre Frau. Die Autorinnen analysieren Personlichkeitsstrukturen und zeigen Losungswege auf, wie Sie an Ihrer Personlichkeit, aber auch... more...

  • Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control (Routledge Revivals)by John Storey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In both Marxist and non-Marxist scholarship there has been a remarkable neglect of the managerial control of labour. John Storey?s analysis of the modern labour process shows that managerial control is in fact more precarious than has been so far recorded. This book, first published in 1983, reassesses the Braverman theory of the inexorable degradation... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 152.00

    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...