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  • 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...

  • 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$ 44.95

    This book provides a comprehensive presentation on the development, evolution and contributions of the labor movement in the delivery of workplace human service both in the United States as well as Canada, France, Israel, South Africa, India, Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong. This book was published as a special issue of the  Journal of Workplace... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 28.40

    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...

  • Gesundheit und Arbeitsweltby Jana Bäuerlen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.53

    Allen Vorspiegelungen zum Trotz: Unsere moderne Arbeitswelt ist so schön nicht. Immer mehr Arbeit und prekäre Arbeitsverhältnisse steigern die Belastung für viele Menschen erheblich. Beruflich bedingte Stress- und Überlastungserscheinungen nehmen zu und stellen eine ernstzunehmende Gefahr für die Gesundheit dar, was sowohl die Beschäftigten als auch... 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...