Business, Management & Accounting: Employment Relations

  • Management Principles (Routledge Revivals): A Primer for Directors and Potential Directors book cover

    Management Principles (Routledge Revivals)

    A Primer for Directors and Potential Directors, 1st Edition

    By Walter Puckey

    First published 1962 with a second edition in 1970, this book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide in the principles and practices of management. Walter Puckey considers the make-up of an organisation, the purpose of the company and the practice of management. A particularly useful title for…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions: Perspectives across Europe book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions

    Perspectives across Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lutz Preuss, Michael Gold, Chris Rees

    Growing interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) has focused attention on the relationship between businesses and key stakeholders, such as NGOs and local communities. Curiously, however, commentators on CSR rarely discuss the role of trade unions, while commentators on employment…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Diversity in Organizations: A Critical Examination book cover

    Diversity in Organizations

    A Critical Examination, 1st Edition

    By Cedric Herring, Loren Henderson

    Diversity in Organizations argues that ensuring a diverse workforce composition has tangible benefits for organizations. Rather than relying on touchy-feely arguments, Herring and Henderson present compelling evidence that directly links diversity to the bottom line. Readers will learn: How and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18

  • Working on Innovation book cover

    Working on Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christophe Midler, Guy Minguet, Monique Vervaeke

    Since the mid-1980s, the development of competitive strategies based on intensive innovation has deeply transformed the design of new products and services. Much has been written about new methods and organizations that are likely to develop economically competitive and creative capacities in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Law and Fair Work in China book cover

    Law and Fair Work in China

    1st Edition

    By Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph, Ying Zhu

    China’s economic reforms have brought the country both major international clout and widespread domestic prosperity. At the same time, the reforms have led to significant social upheaval, particularly manifest in labour relations. Each year, several thousand disputes break out over working…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Management in the Airline Industry book cover

    Management in the Airline Industry

    1st Edition

    By Geraint Harvey

    Combining contemporary HRM theory and practice with debates in critical management and in industrial relations, this book examines the peculiar challenge that civil aviation pilots present for management. As a highly educated, highly trained, and non-substitutable professional employee, the airline…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Transnational Labour Solidarity: Mechanisms of commitment to cooperation within the European Trade Union movement book cover

    Transnational Labour Solidarity

    Mechanisms of commitment to cooperation within the European Trade Union movement, 1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Gajewska

    The book examines the integration of European trade union movement and explores the prospects for European or transnational solidarity among workers. Contrary to much existing research and despite national differences, Gajewska examines how trade unions cooperate and the forms in which this…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Consulting in Uncertainty: The Power of Inquiry book cover

    Consulting in Uncertainty

    The Power of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Ann K. Brooks, Kathy Edwards

    The traditional model of consulting places an emphasis on diagnosing a problem and finding a cure. But in today’s business world of globalized organizations, rapid knowledge proliferation, and the intertwining of economies, that approach is becoming less and less viable; problems are quickly…

    Paperback – 2013-11-13

  • The Dynamics of Asian Labour Markets: Balancing Control and Flexibility book cover

    The Dynamics of Asian Labour Markets

    Balancing Control and Flexibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • British Factory Japanese Factory: The Origins of National Diversity in Industrial Relations book cover

    British Factory Japanese Factory

    The Origins of National Diversity in Industrial Relations, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Dore

    The Japanese way of work is notoriously ‘different’. But is it Japan or Britain which is the odd man out? When originally published this was the first book to explore the real differences, through a point-by-point comparison of two Japanese factories with two British ones making similar products.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-19
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

  • Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice book cover

    Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Truss, Kerstin Alfes, Rick Delbridge, Amanda Shantz, Emma Soane

    In recent years there has been a weight of evidence suggesting that engagement has a significantly positive impact on productivity, performance and organisational advocacy, as well as individual wellbeing, and a significantly negative impact on intent to quit and absenteeism from the work place.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-16

  • Trade Unions in China: The Challenge of Labour Unrest book cover

    Trade Unions in China

    The Challenge of Labour Unrest, 1st Edition

    By Tim Pringle

    The transition from a command economy to a capitalist market economy has entirely altered the industrial landscape in which Chinese trade unions have to operate. This book focuses on how the All China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) is reforming under current conditions and demonstrates that…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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