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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

  • 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...

  • Theories of Industrial Societyby Richard Badham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    The concept of industrial society plays a dominant role in the social sciences. The ?Great Divide? between pre-industrial and industrial societies is commonly assumed to be the main bridge separating modern societies from the past, and distinguishing ?developed? from ?undeveloped? states in the present era. In history, economics, politics and sociology... more...

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

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die vielfaltigen Aufgaben die heute im Berufsleben an Sie gestellt werden, erfordern eine gestandene Personlichkeit, die weiß, wie sie sich im Alltag durchsetzen und prasentieren kann. Sie stehen mit Ihrer ?Marke-Ich? Ihre Frau. Die Autorinnen analysieren Personlichkeitsstrukturen und zeigen Losungswege auf, wie Sie an Ihrer Personlichkeit, aber auch... more...

  • Kanzlei-Kniggeby Horst Hanisch

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    Steuerberater, Wirtschaftsprufer, Anwalte und Berater bekleiden angesehene gesellschaftliche Positionen. Wer neben der fachlichen Leistung auch menschlich uberzeugt, gewinnt wichtige Image- und Sympathiewerte und wird leichter produktive Geschaftsbeziehungen zu Mandanten und Partnern aufbauen und pflegen konnen. Der 'Kanzlei-Knigge' bietet... more...

  • High Performance and the Human Touchby Frank Breckwoldt

    Gabal Verlag 2014; US$ 18.33

    There are still companies that believe that they can achieve the best results through high performance in business alone, instead of applying the human factor. These companies operate under stress and anxiety. In the end, the best employees leave the company first. But the human factor without high performance does not work either. Despite the importance... more...

  • OECD Reviews on Local Job Creation: Employment and Skills Strategies in Canadaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 45.00

    This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Canada. It builds on sub-national data analysis and consultations with local stakeholders in four case study areas across Ontario and Quebec. It provides a comparative framework to understand the role of the local level... more...

  • Stitch Your Own Silver Liningsby Christine L. Conroy

    Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 4.99

    In a warm, sincere andthoroughly engaging way, Stitch Your Own Silver Linings shows how you can find long-lasting happiness that will never be shaken. You will meet the Conroy women, who are the inspiration for the book, and discover the ?Conroy Concept?; 7 key themes based on personal experience and backed up by scientific research. 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...

  • Muße und der Sinn von Arbeitby Kurt Röttgers

    Springer 2014; US$ 6.99

    ?Ausgehend von einer Klarung des Sinnbegriffs im Allgemeinen wird zunachst die Frage nach dem Sinn von Arbeit angegangen. Dabei zeigt sich, daß der Diskurs des neuzeitlichen Arbeitsethos, quasi zwischen den Zeilen, stets begleitet ist von den Gegenbegriffen des Nichtarbeitens. Unter diesen werden dann die Muße und die spezifische Zeitstruktur der Muße... more...

  • Social Identity at Workby S. Alexander Haslam; Daan van Knippenberg; Michael J. Platow; Naomi Ellemers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Social identity research is very much on the ascendancy, particularly in the field of organizational psychology. Reflecting this fact, this volume contains chapters from researchers at the cutting edge of these developments. more...