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Employment with a human face : balancing efficiency, equity, and voice

Author: John W Budd
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : ILR Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Budd proposes a fresh set of objectives for modern democracies - efficiency, equity, and voice - and supports this new triad with an intellectual framework for analyzing employment institutions and practices. In the process, he draws on scholarship from industrial relations, law, political science, moral philosophy, theology, psychology, sociology, and economics and advances debates over free markets,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Budd
ISBN: 0801442087 9780801442087 9780801472602 0801472601
OCLC Number: 488526277
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2004 Richard A. Lester Award given (.
Description: xiv, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The objectives of the employment relationship --
The balancing imperative : human rights in conflict --
Balancing outcomes : the environment and human agents --
Balancing outcomes revisited : the ethics of the employment relationship --
The balancing alternatives : workplace governance --
The new deal industrial relations system --
The geometry of comparative industrial relations --
Alternatives to job control unionism --
Balancing the global workplace.
Responsibility: John W. Budd.
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John W. Budd contends that the turbulence of the current workplace and the importance of work for individuals and society make it vitally important that employment be given "a human face."  Read more...


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