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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • Creating Sustainable Work Systemsby Peter Docherty; Mari Kira; A.B. (Rami) Shani

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 58.95

    Since the first edition of this book was published, the subject of sustainability has risen to the forefront of thinking in almost every subject within business and management. Tackling the latest developments and integrating practical perspectives with rigorous research, this new edition sheds light on a vital aspect of working life.   Current... more...

  • The Sense of Dissonanceby David Stark

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16

    What counts? In work, as in other areas of life, it is not always clear what standards we are being judged by or how our worth is being determined. This can be disorienting and disconcerting. Because of this, many organizations devote considerable resources to limiting and clarifying the logics used for evaluating worth. But as David Stark argues,... more...

  • The Dark Side of Organizational Behaviorby Ricky W. Griffin; Anne O'Leary-Kelly; Robert D. Pritchard

    Wiley 2004; US$ 82.00 US$ 71.07

    In one comprehensive collection, The Dark Side of Organizational Behavior provides a framework for understanding the most current thinking on the negative consequences of organizational behavior. Written by experts in the field, the contributors to The Dark Side of Organizational Behavior focus on the causes, processes, and consequences of behaviors... more...

  • From Initial Education to Working Lifeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 64.00

    How did the transition from compulsory education to work change during the 1990s and which types of transition policies worked best? The experiences of 14 OECD countries are examined in this volume to address these two key questions, for as requirements for knowledge and qualifications and skills rise and populations age, few countries can afford to... more...

  • Joy at Work Work at Joyby Joan Marques

    Personhood Press 2010; US$ 19.00

    Inspiring employees of all levels, this guide helps lay a foundation for creating a positive, uplifting attitude towards each work day by making mindful choices to be kind and supportive especially in collaborative situations. This empowering reference promotes acceptance, togetherness, interconnectedness, and mutuality as means to a happy, positive... more...

  • Creating Balance?by Stephan Kaiser; Max Josef Ringlstetter; Doris Ruth Eikhof; Miguel Pina e Cunha

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 169.00

    A satisfactory and healthy integration of work with other life domains is one of the key challenges of modern society. Work-life balance and work-life integration have become focal points of today?s human resource management practice and theory. Professionals who have been described as ?extreme workers? regarding their work hours and engagement are... more...

  • Work and Identityby John Kirk; Christine Wall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    A fascinating account of theoretical debates around identity and work, recent trends and methodological arguments concerning the role of oral testimony and its interpretation. more...

  • Employment Regimes and the Quality of Workby Duncan Gallie

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97

    The book makes a major new contribution to the sociology of employment by comparing the quality of working life in European societies with very different institutional systems - France, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, and Sweden. more...

  • The Invisible Chainby Jean-Pierre Durand

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 125.00

    Companies and work have undergone significant change, and a new productive model has emerged. This book shows how the model works, showing its high degree of coherence in terms of the integration of functions within companies. This book creates a new and challenging theory of services, rooted in the concrete experience of workshops and offices. more...

  • Sociology, Work and Organisationby Tony Watson; Marek Korczynski

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 63.95

    Sociology, Work and Organisation builds on the five popular and successful editions of Sociology, Work and Industry . The new text is outstanding in how effectively it explains the value of using the sociological imagination to understand the nature of institutions of work, organisations, occupations, management and employment and how they are... more...