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  • Gesundheit und Arbeitsweltby Jana Bäuerlen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.59

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ethnicity and Economyby Dr Steve Fenton; Harriet Bradley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00

    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...

  • Changing Corporate America from Inside Outby Nicole C. Raeburn

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 72.00

    A long-overdue study, Nicole Raeburn?s analysis focuses on the mobilization of lesbian, gay, and bisexual employee networks over the past fifteen years to win domestic partner benefits in Fortune 1000 companies.Raeburn reveals the impact of the larger social and political environment on corporations? openness to gay-inclusive policies, and what strategies... more...

  • Bodies at Workby Carol Wolkowitz

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 66.00

    'After reading this book it will be more difficult to "do" the sociology of work and the sociology of the body in the absence of the other. In some quite exquisite ways it throws down a challenge which practitioners in both fields will find difficult to ignore' - Paul Stewart, former editor of Work, Employment and Society, University of the West... more...

  • The Meaning of Work in the New Economyby Chris Baldry; Peter Bain; Philip Taylor; Jeff Hyman; Dora Scholarios; Abigail Marks; Aileen Watson; Kay Gilbert; Gregor Gall; Dirk Bunzel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 130.00

    This book analyzes the multiple levels of meaning which people attach to work today, and the role of work in people's lives. By looking at call centres and software development, the book evaluates some of the claims made for the knowledge economy and argues that defining the work-life boundary is a constant problem for many workers more...

  • Guanxi and Business Strategyby Eike A. Langenberg

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    "Guanxi and Business Strategy" elaborates upon a topic of paramount importance to both academic scholars and managers doing business with China: the impact of personal relationships (guanxi) on business affairs. In the Chinese cultural and socio-economic environment, how are the ubiquitous practices of guanxi to be considered in entrepreneurial... more...

  • Identities at Workby Alan Brown; Simone Kirpal; Felix Rauner

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    This book examines continuity and change of identity formation processes at work under conditions of modern working processes and labor market flexibility. By bringing together perspectives from sociology, psychology, organizational management, and vocational education and training, it connects the debates of skills formation, human resources development,... more...