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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • Demanding Workby Francis Green

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 52.00

    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 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...

  • Cooldownby Markus Väth

    Gabal Verlag 2013; US$ 16.21

    Wie können wir die Anforderungen der modernen Arbeitswelt meistern? Grundlegendes hat sich in den letzten Jahren verändert und wird sich weiter rasant ändern: Wir müssen die immer gewaltigere Informationsflut bändigen, unsere Sozialkompetenzen in Netzwerken ausbauen, unsere Zeit und unsere Ressourcen immer besser managen, unsere Mitarbeiter (und Chefs)... more...

  • Gesundheit und Arbeitsweltby Jana Bäuerlen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    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...

  • International Human Resource Managementby Mustafa Özbilgin; Dimitria Groutsis; William Harvey

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    International Human Resource Management offers a contemporary and multilayered introduction to international and comparative human resource management for university study. 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

    Apress 2014; US$ 34.99

    “Does your organization fumble when it comes to innovation? ‘The Innovative CIO’ presents a pragmatic guide to overcoming the 10 ‘innovation killers’ within your company.”  --Dennis McCafferty “CIO Insight”, 1/23/2013 ( “Are... more...

  • Personal Impact at Work in a Weekby Christine Harvey

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 8.11

    The ability to present yourself in such a way as to make an impact, is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career. Written by Christine Harvey, a leading expert on business communication, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to make a difference at work. The highly motivational 'in a week'... more...

  • Marke ICH - Mit Ihren Stärken auf der Überholspurby Sibylle May; Jennifer Kullmann

    Gabler Verlag 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die vielfältigen Aufgaben die heute im Berufsleben an Sie gestellt werden, erfordern eine gestandene Persönlichkeit, die weiß, wie sie sich im Alltag durchsetzen und präsentieren kann. Sie stehen mit Ihrer ?Marke-Ich? Ihre Frau. Die Autorinnen analysieren Persönlichkeitsstrukturen und zeigen Lösungswege auf, wie Sie an Ihrer Persönlichkeit, aber auch... more...

  • Modernization and the Japanese Factoryby Robert Mortimer Marsh; Hiroshi Mannari

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 59.00

    While some writers account for Japan's postwar economic "miracle" in terms of a distinctively Japanese, traditional model of social organization, the writers of this study consider Japan's technological growth to have been accompanied by convergence toward modernized social organization. The authors test both of these theoretical models. Their data... more...