Flexible Working in Food Retailing: A Comparison Between France, Germany, Great Britain and Japan (Hardback) book cover

Flexible Working in Food Retailing

A Comparison Between France, Germany, Great Britain and Japan

Edited by Christophe Baret, Steffen Lehndorff, Leigh Sparks

© 2000 – Routledge

216 pages

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Hardback: 9780415212205
pub: 2000-03-09
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This book makes use of a four country research programme, covering France, Germany, Great Britain and Japan. Investigations and interviews at store, company and individual levels paint a picture of working times in the sector and in each of the countries. The volume provides some explanations for national differences as well as the similarities; supply and demand issues, as well as societal and social backgrounds. Large format food retailing is a major force in each country, employing millions in many different situations and conditions. This book suggests opportunities for retailers and employees to better manage their situations.

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