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Key concepts in work

Author: Paul Blyton; Jean Jenkins
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2007.
Series: SAGE key concepts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clearly and concisely explains the central ideas, debates and theories of work and offers a broad overview of the social, political and economic contexts of work illustrated from diverse industrial societies. Each entry begins with a snapshot definition followed by key words and guidance for further reading.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Key concepts in work.
Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, ©2007
(DLC) 2007924711
(OCoLC)148302067
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Blyton; Jean Jenkins
ISBN: 9781849724333 1849724334 9781848607415 1848607415 9781446215814 1446215814 9786611897567 6611897569
OCLC Number: 465217827
Notes: Includes graphical cross-reference mapper.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 246 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Absence and turnover --
Alienation --
Bureaucracy --
Career --
Collective bargaining --
Conflict --
Consent --
Customers --
Discrimination --
Domestic work --
Effort and intensity --
Emotional labour --
Employment patterns --
Flexibility --
Fordism --
Globalization and labour migration --
Human relations --
Informal work --
Job design --
Job satisfaction --
Job security --
Knowledge work --
Labour process --
The law and contract of employment --
Management --
Motivation and commitment --
Organizational culture --
Organizations : networks and alliances --
Participation and involvement --
Pay and performance --
Perspectives on work --
Power and authority --
Presenteeism --
Psychological contracts --
Redundancy --
Scientific management --
Skill --
Surviving work --
Teamworking --
Technology --
Teleworking --
Trade unions --
Unemployment and underemployment --
Voluntary work --
Working time --
Work-life balance.
Series Title: SAGE key concepts.
Responsibility: Paul Blyton and Jean Jenkins.

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"A concise, useful compilation of key topics and issues relevant to work." -- G.E. Kaupins * CHOICE *

 
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