Business, Management & Accounting: Employment Relations

  • 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

  • Radical Economics and Labour: Essays inspired by the IWW Centennial book cover

    Radical Economics and Labour

    Essays inspired by the IWW Centennial, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frederic Lee, Jon Bekken

    To celebrate the centenary of the most radical union in North America - The Industrial Workers of the World - this collection examines radical economics and the labor movement in the 20th Century. The union advocates direct action to raise wages and increase job control, and it envisions the…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Women and Austerity: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality book cover

    Women and Austerity

    The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Karamessini, Jill Rubery

    Austerity has become the new principle for public policy in Europe and the US as the financial crisis of 2008 has been converted into a public debt crisis. However, current austerity measures risk losing past progress towards gender equality by undermining important employment and social welfare…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice book cover

    Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08

  • Challenging Knowledge, Sex and Power: Gender, Work and Engineering book cover

    Challenging Knowledge, Sex and Power

    Gender, Work and Engineering, 1st Edition

    By Julie E. Mills, Suzanne Franzway, Judith Gill, Rhonda Sharp

    Women in the developed world expect to work in the labour force over the course of their lives. On finishing school more girls are entering universities and undertaking professional training for careers than ever before. Males and females enter many high status professions in roughly equal numbers.…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy book cover

    Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carola Frege, John Kelly

    "Employment Relations" is widely taught in business schools around the world. Increasingly however more emphasis is being placed on the comparative and international dimensions of the relations between employers and workers. It is becoming ever more important to comprehend today’s work and…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05

  • Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practice: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practice

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

    This book focuses on the contributions of organized labor in the development and evolution of workplace human services in America and eight countries around the world. Beginning with an overview of labor-sponsored social service programs, it showcases the achievements by major trade unions in the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Storytelling in Management Practice: Dynamics and Implications book cover

    Storytelling in Management Practice

    Dynamics and Implications, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Reissner, Victoria Pagan

    Since the early 2000s, storytelling as a means of managerial communication has been increasingly advocated, with a focus on the management practices of leadership, change and organizational culture. Most research on storytelling in management practice derives from practitioner experience, but…

    Hardback – 2013-05-24
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Renewing International Labour Studies book cover

    Renewing International Labour Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus Taylor

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the global economy stands. Through a combination of…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11

  • China's Changing Workplace: Dynamism, diversity and disparity book cover

    China's Changing Workplace

    Dynamism, diversity and disparity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Sheldon, Sunghoon Kim, Yiqiong Li, Malcolm Warner

    This book explores the diversity and dynamism of China’s workplaces and of the wider labour market experiences of its workforce. Drawing on the authors’ extensive recent research, it considers a diverse range of issues and types of workplaces. These changes include: the continuing spread of…

    Paperback – 2013-03-05
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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