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  1. The Strategic Value of Social Capital

    The Strategic Value of Social Capital

    Francesca Masciarelli
    This groundbreaking book explores whether, how and why firms may generate value from social assets. Based on original empirical evidence, this is the first book that systematically integrates different approaches to social capital and develops a new and more comprehensive framework that relates social capital to various firm’s strategies. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  2. Global Knowledge Work

    Global Knowledge Work

    Edited by Katerina Nicolopoulou, Mine Karataş-Özkan, Ahu Tatli, John Taylor
    Global Knowledge Work is an up-to-date account of theoretical approaches and empirical research in the multi-disciplinary topic of global knowledge workers from a relational and diversity perspective. It includes contributions from international scholars and practitioners who have been working with the concept of global knowledge workers from a number of different perspectives, including personal and academic life trajectories. They reveal that the relational framework of the three dimensions of analysis (macro-meso-micro) is relevant for analyzing the phenomenon of global knowledge workers, as expertise and specialised knowledge and its innovative application, together with the attraction and retention of talent remain key topics in the current socioeconomic conditions. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  3. Trust and Human Resource Management

    Trust and Human Resource Management

    Edited by Rosalind H. Searle, Denise Skinner
    An organization’s human resource management (HRM) policies and their implementation have long been claimed to influence trust within an organizational environment. However there has, until now, been a limited examination of the relationship between the two. In this unique book, the contributors explore the HRM cycle from entry to exit, and examine in detail the issue of trust and its links with HRM. Each chapter takes an aspect of HRM including; selection, performance management, careers and personal development, training, change management and exit, and offers a new understanding and insight into the role, importance and challenges to trust within these processes. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  4. Human Resource Management in Small Business

    Human Resource Management in Small Business

    Edited by Cary Cooper, Ronald J. Burke
    Human Resource Management in Small Business fills a gap in our understanding of economic performance. Small businesses are more numerous, have more employees, and contribute more to the economies of nations throughout the world than do large organizations. This book examines a range of issues, including the significance of human resource management (HRM) practices to small business success, the management of work hours and work stressors, work and family issues, succession planning, employee recruitment and selection, and managing staff. It also explores how individuals develop HRM skills, and learn from their own and others’ experiences. The role of HRM practices in successful small businesses is illustrated through a range of case studies. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  5. Globalization and Precarious Forms of Production and Employment

    Globalization and Precarious Forms of Production and Employment

    Edited by Carole Thornley, Steve Jefferys, Beatrice Appay
    This important and cross-disciplinary book explores globalization alongside precarious forms of production and employment, and how these factors have impacted on workers and trade unions. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  6. A Global Approach to Public Interest Disclosure

    A Global Approach to Public Interest Disclosure

    Edited by David B. Lewis
    This timely and important book assesses the impact of legislation on public interest disclosures internationally, as well as setting an agenda for future research on whistleblowing. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Social Capital

    Social Capital

    Kenneth W. Koput
    This volume teaches how to understand and manage social capital to facilitate individual and organizational learning and goal attainment. Coverage includes both orchestrating relationships of others and navigating one’s own social interactions. Written at an introductory level and accessible to those without background in network analysis or graph theory, this text combines both comprehensive analysis and concrete concepts to emphasize how critical a role social capital’s applications play on the foundations of business as we know it today. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 37.00   Web: $ 29.60
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  8. Aging and Working in the New Economy

    Aging and Working in the New Economy

    Edited by Julie Ann McMullin, Victor W. Marshall
    The case studies and analyses developed in this timely book provide insight into the structural features of small and medium-sized firms in the information technology sector, and the implications of these features for the careers of people who are employed by them. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Workplace Psychological Health

    Workplace Psychological Health

    Paula Brough, Michael O’Driscoll, Thomas Kalliath, Cary Cooper, Steven Poelmans
    This insightful book provides a comprehensive overview of modern occupational health psychology, collated by leading international academics. The authors offer timely and expert discussion on core themes in this rapidly developing, state-of-the-art field. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. Moving People and Knowledge

    Moving People and Knowledge

    Louise Ackers, Bryony Gill
    Moving People and Knowledge provides a fresh examination of the processes of highly skilled science migration. Focusing on intra-European mobility and, in particular, on the new dynamics of East–West migration, the authors investigate the movement of Polish and Bulgarian researchers to and from the UK and Germany. Key questions include: who is moving, how long for, and why? In addressing the motivations and experiences of mobile scientists and their families, insights into professional and personal motivations are provided, demonstrating how relationships, networks and infrastructures shape decision-making. This book provides a useful perspective on the implications of increasing researcher mobility – for both sending and receiving regions and the individuals concerned – which is necessary for the construction of future policies on sustainable scientific development. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  11. New Directions in the Study of Work and Employment

    New Directions in the Study of Work and Employment

    Edited by Charles J. Whalen
    Charles Whalen’s book identifies avenues leading to the revitalization of industrial relations as an academic discipline. The contributors, a stellar assemblage of the field’s leading scholars, demonstrate there is much work to be done: the scope and intellectual content of industrial relations need to be reconsidered; academic and social institutions must be reshaped; and new conceptual and practical issues demand attention. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Smart Talent Management

    Smart Talent Management

    Edited by Vlad Vaiman, Charles M. Vance
    This book takes a fresh look at human talent in organizations, focusing on employees at all levels who represent key agents of knowledge management in acquiring, transferring, and applying important knowledge for competitive advantage. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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  13. Human Capital, Inter-firm Mobility and Organizational Evolution

    Human Capital, Inter-firm Mobility and Organizational Evolution

    Johannes M. Pennings, Filippo Carlo Wezel
    The authors of this fascinating and original work contend that by analysing the conduct of organization members, a great deal can be learnt about firm behaviour and about the cooperative and competitive forces that underlie industry evolution. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  14. Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

    Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Mary C. Mattis
    Advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are key factors in contributing to future economic performance, higher living standards and improved quality of life. As dominant white males near retirement and immigration slows, developed countries face a serious skill shortage in critical STEM disciplines. This fascinating book examines why the numbers of women and minorities in STEM are low, outlines the potential consequences of this and prescribes much needed solutions to the problem. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  15. Industrial Relations in the New Europe

    Industrial Relations in the New Europe

    Edited by Peter Leisink, Bram Steijn, Ulke Veersma
    This book presents an evidence-based assessment of the impact of EU enlargement on industrial relations and social standards in old and new EU Member States. It combines chapters which give an overview of the process of enlargement/integration and comparative socio-economic data at EU and national level, with chapters that present an in-depth analysis of the impact of European integration on national industrial relations. These in-depth analyses cover both a number of old EU Member States in Western Europe and new Member States in Central and Eastern Europe. The book combines supranational European, Western and Eastern perspectives on the impact of European integration. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Happy-Performing Managers

    Happy-Performing Managers

    Peter J. Hosie, Peter P. Sevastos, Cary Cooper
    This book provides contemporary means to solve an age-old conundrum in management – do happy workers perform better? Decades of research and empirical evidence have been unable to establish a strong link between affective well-being, intrinsic job satisfaction and managers’ performance. A unique methodology, fresh empirical evidence and a definitive analysis of previous theory and research are employed to support the happy productive worker thesis. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  17. Empowerment and Innovation

    Empowerment and Innovation

    Martin Beirne
    Calling upon a wealth of research material, this book relates the various debates behind employee empowerment to a broad range of practical scenarios, charting opportunities as well as constraints and drawing insights from a rich combination of settings and sources across industry, commerce and the public sector. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Professions, Competence and Informal Learning

    Professions, Competence and Informal Learning

    Graham Cheetham, Geoff Chivers
    This book takes a fresh look at professions – their history and sociology, and at the nature both of professional practice and professional competence. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  19. Global Human Resource Management

    Global Human Resource Management

    Willy McCourt, Derek Eldridge
    This book presents Human Resource Management (HRM) as a tool for improving the performance of organizations in developing and transitional countries. It does this through the presentation of an integrated model of human resource management, informed by the practical realities of applying such a model in developing and transitional countries. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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    2004   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  20. Industrial Relations in China

    Industrial Relations in China

    Bill Taylor, Kai Chang, Qi Li
    This enlightening book provides the first systematic introduction to, and exploration of, the emerging system of industrial relations in China, and draws on the authors’ extensive research and direct involvement in the developments taking place. The authors argue that there are both unifying and fragmenting elements to the ongoing development of industrial relations, but overall it is one in which the state continues to maintain a major, and direct, influence. Divisions between workers and managers may be escalating with increased open conflicts, but this book reveals that the picture is far more complex and contradictory than to assume that the solution is convergence with western style industrial relations systems. They conclude that industrial relations institutions and processes still act within a political context and with the guiding hand of the Chinese Communist party. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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