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  • Une transition juste pour tousby ILO

    International Labour Office 2015; US$ 30.00

    Avec l’adoption d’une résolution de l’OIT sur la «transition juste pour tous» en 2013, il est devenu nécessaire de définir les éléments constitutifs d’un cadre pour cette transition équitable. Cette édition du Journal International de recherche syndicale étudie... more...

  • The Gift of Timeby Gail Thomas

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.00 US$ 15.40

    From us to you... the precious gift of freedom from your unbearable workload and space to breathe! What is the main thing that stops you doing all those things you'd love to do? That stops you trying a new idea, starting a new hobby, looking for new opportunities or finishing that long-overdue project. It's time isn't it? It certainly is for most... more...

  • Executive Compensationby Gary Giroux

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    The chief executive officer (CEO) of a corporation and his or her executive team are responsible for the management of the business and its continued operating and financial success. The CEO and executive team are almost always highly compensated and the relative total compensation has mushroomed over time. Most of the compensation now is designed... more...

  • Global Wage Report 2014/15by ILO

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 40.00

    The Global Wage Report analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends and relative purchasing power globally and by region. The 2014/15 edition examines the link between wages and inequality at the household level. more...

  • Minimum Wages and Firm Employmentby Yi Huang; Prakash Loungani; Gewei Wang

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    This paper provides the first systematic study of how minimum wage policies in China affect firm employment over the 2000-2007 periods. Using a novel dataset of minimum wage regulations across more than 2,800 counties matched with firm-level data, we investigate both the effect of the minimum wage and its policy enforcement tightening in 2004. A dynamic... more...

  • Basic Income in Japanby Yannick Vanderborght; Toru Yamamori

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    Basic Income in Japan discusses the potential of an unconditional basic income (UBI) in the context of a transforming Japanese welfare state. more...

  • Outside Director Compensation in German Public Family Firmsby Pascal Engel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 79.99

    Pascal Engel investigates how outside directors are incentivized in family firms that are publicly listed but still partly owned by members of the founding family. Owning families significantly influence their firms' corporate conduct with their own set of goals, sometimes in conflict with economically driven goals of the capital markets. The author... more...

  • Indispensable and Other Mythsby Michael Dorff

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Prodded by economists in the 1970s, corporate directors began adding stock options and bonuses to the already-generous salaries of CEOs with hopes of boosting their companies? fortunes. Guided by largely unproven assumptions, this trend continues today. So what are companies getting in return for all the extra money? Not much, according to the empirical... more...

  • Building High-Performance, High-Trust Organizationsby Gerrit Broekstra

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Some vanguard companies have evolved to a higher level of decentralization originating in the enabling-and-autonomy paradigm. A new kind of deep leadership is practiced by these spirit-driven organizations. This book brings together theory and case studies to cover historical origins and developments of both types of decentralization. more...

  • Beads, Bodies, and Trashby David Redmon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Beads, Bodies, and Trash merges cultural sociology with a commodity chain analysis by following Mardi Gras beads to their origins. Beginning with Bourbon Street of New Orleans, this book moves to the grim factories in the tax-free economic zone of rural Fuzhou, China. Beads, Bodies, and Trash will increase students? capacity to think critically... more...