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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 137.40
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...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 42.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 15.09
Mit Wirkung ab 1. Januar 2009 wurde durch die Einführung des Gesundheitsfonds die Finanzierung der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung (GKV) auf eine institutionell völlig neue Grundlage gestellt: Zum ersten Mal in der rund 125-jährigen Geschichte der GKV übernahm der Staat durch die staatliche Festsetzung des Beitragssatzes die Verantwortung für die... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 8.88
Didaktisch klar und übersichtlich: Das anerkannte Standardwerk in 8. Neuauflage gilt bei Rezensenten als der kompetente Überblick über die Geschichte, Theorie, Handlungsfelder und Reformprobleme der staatlichen Sozialpolitik. Auf das Wesentliche konzentriert? more...