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The Shorter Working Week

With Special Reference to the Two-Shift System, 1st Edition

By H. M. Vernon


208 pages

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In 1931 the International Association for Social Progress decided to undertake an enquiry concerning the effects of a shorter working week on unemployment and productivity. This title, first published in 1934, provides an analysis of information obtained through the author’s private research on the subject, and will be of interest to students of business studies and human resource management.

Table of Contents

1. The Reason for a Reduction in the Hours of Work 2. Rationalisation 3. The Weekly Hours Now Worked 4. The Two-Shift System 5. The Two-Shift System in Continuous Operation 6. The Two-Shift System in Intermittent Operation 7. The opinions of the Workers and Others on the Two-Shift System 8. The Problem of Leisure; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management