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Global trends in flexible labour

Author: Alan Felstead; Nick Jewson
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Business, 1999.
Series: Critical perspectives on work and organisations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following on from the success of the first title in this series, Workplaces of the Future, this book addresses the notion of flexible labour and its varying definitions within different cultural contexts.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Felstead; Nick Jewson
ISBN: 0333729986 9780333729984 0333729994 9780333729991
OCLC Number: 41293169
Description: xii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Flexible labour and non-standard employment : an agenda of issues / Alan Felstead and Nick Jewson --
Economies of time : a framework for analysing the restructuring of employment relations / Mark Harvey --
Flexible work in the virtual workplace : discourses and implications of teleworking / Nicola José de Freitas Armstrong --
Contingent and non-standard work in the United States : towards a more poorly compensated, insecure workforce / Sam Rosenberg and June Lapidus --
Explaining the relationship between flexible employment and labour market regulation / Peter Robinson --
Changing regulatory frameworks and non-standard employment : a comparison of Germany, Spain, Sweden and the UK / Christine Cousins --
The expansion in non-standard employment in Australia and the extension of employers' control / John Burgess and Glenda Strachan --
Gender contracts, welfare systems and non-standard working : diversity and change in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and the UK / Sue Yeandle --
Global restructuring and non-standard work in newly industrialised economies : the organisation of flexible production in Hong Kong and Taiwan / Tai-lok Lui and Tony Man-yiu Chiu --
New managerial strategies of Japanese corporations / Eiji Kyotani.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on work and organisations.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Felstead and Nick Jewson.

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There has been a significant growth in flexible or "non-standard" forms of employment. This text explores the spatial and temporal connections between work and non-work and the development of  Read more...

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