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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practiceby 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...

  • Ethnomethodological Studies of Workby Harold Garfinkel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • The Essentials of the New Workplaceby David Holman; Toby D. Wall; Chris W. Clegg; Paul Sparrow; Ann Howard

    Wiley 2005; US$ 75.00

    The original hardback edition of The New Workplace examined modern business terms such as total quality management, just-in-time production, e-business, lean manufacturing and teleworking. It explored what these terms really mean and what effect they have in practice - especially their impact on productivity and performance and their social and psychological... more...

  • The New Workplaceby David Holman; Toby D. Wall; Chris W. Clegg; Paul Sparrow; Ann Howard

    Wiley 2003; US$ 272.00

    "Just-in-time", "total quality management", "lean manufacturing", "call centres", "team work", "empowerment" - most people in business have heard these buzz words, often offered as a panacea to all profit ills. So why don't they always work? Can you combine them anyhow? If not, why not? The New Workplace Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the... more...

  • Breakoutby Newt Gingrich

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    It is not between the Left and the Right, but between the past and the future. America is on the edge of a breakout. In fact, we are poised for one of the most spectacular leaps in human well-being in history. Pioneers of the future—innovators and entrepreneurs—are achieving breakthroughs in medicine, transportation, energy, education, and other... more...

  • Sociology, Work and Industryby Tony Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Work and Leisureby John T. Haworth; Anthony J. Veal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Globalization, economic development and changes in social environments have put the relationships between work, leisure, social structure and quality of life under the spotlight. Profound transformations in the nature and organization of work are occurring, with potentially far-reaching social and economic consequences. Increasingly, organizations... more...

  • Ethnicity and Economyby Dr Steve Fenton; Harriet Bradley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 174.00

    The nature of the connection between economic action and structure and ethnic identities receives here a long overdue and incisive re-examination. The question is addressed theoretically by revisiting the 'race and class' debate and by a wide-ranging review of the contexts in which the conjuncture of ethnicity-economy is worked out. It is also addressed... more...

  • 9 to 5by Edward Balkovich; Tora K. Bikson; Gordon Bitko

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Describes a case study of six enterprises that use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags to control access in the workplace to understand their policies about personally identifiable records obtained by sensing RFID-based access cards. These policies have a number of common features, but the policies are neither documented nor shared with employees. more...