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  • The History of Industrial Relations in UK Local Government

    The Making of the Good Employer

    By Whyeda Gill-McLure

    Public sector organisations are large employers delivering labour intensive services that are under constant public and media scrutiny. Reforming public services has been high on the political agenda across Europe and internationally for over three decades. Despite this, the impact of neo-liberal…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Leadership and Diversity Management

    A Relationship-centred Approach

    By Ngaire Bissett, Carolina Bouten Pinto

    It is theorized that command-and-control structured organisations and top-down managing people leadership approaches have proved incapable of meeting the heightened demand for innovative productive output required to help organisations gain a competitive advantage edge, and ultimately, long-term…

    Hardback – 2018-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Employment Relations and Global Governance

    The Dialogue between the Global Unions and the IFIs

    By Yvonne Rueckert

    Globalization has driven many improvements in technology, communication and transport, but global economic and social challenges remain. Chief among these is the growing income inequality both within and between countries and a persistently high proportion of people living in poverty. While…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Job Quality in an Era of Flexibility

    Experiences in a European Context

    Edited by Tommy Isidorsson, Julia Kubisa

    This is the era of flexibility. Under constant pressure to be adaptable, organizations increasingly adopt employment practices such as zero-hours contracts, the casualization of the workforce and the use of temporary and agency labour. These flexible practices are central to debates about the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • The Routledge Companion to Employment Relations

    Edited by Alex Colvin, Jimmy Donaghey, Tony Dundon, Adrian Wilkinson

    Comprising five thematic sections, this volume provides a critical, international and interdisciplinary exploration of employment relations. It examines the major subjects and emerging areas within the field, including essays on institutional theory, voice, new actors, precarious work and emotions.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Employment Law

    Eighth edition

    By Malcolm Sargeant, David Lewis

     Employment Law offers a clear and accessible guide to the fast-moving world of employment law. Written with both LLB and HRM students in mind the book takes its readers through the key topics in individual and collective employment law in an engaging way. The eight edition includes a new…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Employee Voice and Participation

    Contested Past, Troubled Present, Uncertain Future

    By Jeff Hyman

    This book critically examines the development of ideas and practice surrounding employee voice and employee participation. It tracks the story from the earliest attempts at securing worker control, through to the rise of trade unions, and today’s managerial efforts to contain union influence and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Employment Relations in Europe

    Work and Democracy under International Pressure

    By Guglielmo Meardi

    The current economic crisis, with diverging outcomes in terms of employment in countries like Germany as opposed to countries like the UK or Spain, have revealed the ongoing relevance of comparative industrial relations, but also the need for its renewal. The hitherto dominating approaches, based…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • The Gender Pay Gap and Social Partnership in Europe

    Findings from "Close the Deal, Fill the Gap"

    Edited by Hazel Conley, Donata Gottardi, Geraldine Healy, Barbara Mikołajczyk, Marco Peruzzi

    The gender pay gap (GPG) exists in every European country, but it varies considerably, even in EU member states covered by the same legal principles on pay equality. Part of the variation can be explained by different patterns of social partnership. With current policy pressure to…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Business Principles for Landscape Contracting

    3rd Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Business Principles of Landscape Contracting, fully revised and updated in its third edition, is an introduction to the application of business principles of financial management involved in setting up your own landscape contracting business and beginning your professional career. Appealing to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge

  • The Four Day Work Week

    By Robert Grosse

    This provocative book makes a compelling case for reducing the number of work days in a week to four. Globalization has brought with it fiercer competition and greater worker mobility, and as organizations compete for top talent, they are becoming more open to unconventional worker arrangements,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Counterproductive Work Behaviors

    Understanding the Dark Side of Personalities in Organizational Life

    By Aaron Cohen

    There has been a growing interest among scholars in the fields of organizational behaviour and industrial psychology in what can be termed "the dark side of the organizations." A main concept in this regard this is both important and relevant counterproductive work behaviours (CWBs), which can be…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

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