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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

  • 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...

  • Introducing Getting the Job You Wantby Denise Taylor

    Icon Books Ltd 2013; US$ 5.99

    A Practical Guide to ensuring you are effective when searching and applying for the job you’ve always wanted more...

  • Der Gesundheitsfondsby Holger Pressel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 38.01

    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...

  • Religion, Work, and Inequalityby Lisa Keister

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 169.99

    Work behaviours and inequality in work-based rewards are essential to financial security and general well-being. Although the benefits of receiving work-based rewards, such as income, benefits and retirement packages, are significant, they are not enjoyed uniformly. This title articulates an agenda for better understanding these social processes. more...

  • Getting Ahead at Work Worktextby Carol Staudacher

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2011; US$ 25.95

    Content Includes: Off to a Good Start, Learning the Job, Succeeding on the Job, Workplace Problems and Solutions more...

  • The Sense of Dissonanceby David Stark

    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...

  • Ivy, Homeless in San Franciscoby Brian Bowes; Summer Brenner

    PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00

    In this empathetic tale of hope, understanding, and the importance of family, children face the difficult issue of poverty and the many hardships of being homeless through an inspiring young heroine named Ivy. Ivy is a young girl who finds herself homeless on the streets of San Francisco when she and her father, Poppy, are evicted from his artist... more...

  • How to Work Wondersby Liggy Webb

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 3.42

    The ultimate guide to Workplace Wellness - We are increasingly defined by our work. It's what takes up most of our time. It's where we get to employ most of our talents. It's where we experience some of our greatest triumphs and failures. It's also the basis for our standard of living. Being physically, mentally and environmentally happy and healthy... more...

  • Professions And The Stateby Anthony Jones

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 76.50

    Unlike autonomous professionals in Western industrialized democracies, professionals in a socialist, bureaucratic setting operate as employees of the state. The change in environment has important Implications not only for the practice of professions but also for the concept of professionalism itself. This collection of nine essays is the first to... more...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 158.99

    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...