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  1. Managing the New Workforce

    Managing the New Workforce

    Edited by Eddy S. Ng, Sean Lyons, Linda Schweitzer
    Shifting demographics around the world have created a unique historical phenomenon in which a large cohort of employees (i.e., post-war Baby Boomers) are nearing retirement, and a new cadre of younger workers are being recruited to replace them. These twenty-something year-olds, often referred to as ‘Gen Y’ or Millennials, represent the workforce of the future and come with their own set of expectations, demands, and work habits. The contributors to this volume, drawn from countries around the world, document the cultural, historical, and social context surrounding this phenomenon. The international perspective makes it possible to examine cross-cultural similarities and differences in HRM practices. This timely book provides an understanding of the new workforce in multiple countries and settings and a valuable reference as scholars and employers seek to understand the values, beliefs, and expectations of the next generation of workers. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  2. Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management, Second Edition

    Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management, Second Edition

    Edited by Günter K. Stahl, Ingmar Björkman, Shad Morris
    The second edition of this Handbook provides up-to-date insight into ground-breaking research on international human resource issues today. These issues are faced by multinational companies which can be as small as one person with a computer and Internet connection or as large as a medium-sized country. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 304.00   Web: $ 273.60
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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  3. Gender and the Dysfunctional Workplace

    Gender and the Dysfunctional Workplace

    Edited by Suzy Fox, Terri R. Lituchy
    Dysfunction in the workplace, like a bully culture, affects women and men differently. This book represents a broad spectrum of disciplines including law, management, communications, human resource management and industrial/organizational psychology and offers integrative, cross-disciplinary inquiries into the many roles gender plays in organizational dysfunction. The authors provoke new questions and new streams of research, with the ultimate goal of contributing to healthier workplaces for men and women alike. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  4. Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management

    Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management

    Edited by Chris Brewster, Wolfgang Mayrhofer
    This unique and path-breaking Handbook explores the issue of comparative Human Resource Management (HRM) and challenges the notion that there can be a ‘one best way’ to manage HRM. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  5. The New Knowledge Workers

    The New Knowledge Workers

    Dariusz Jemielniak
    This critical ethnographic study of knowledge workers and knowledge-intensive organization workplaces focuses on the issues of timing and schedules, the perception of formality and trust and distrust in software development as well as motivation and occupational identity among software engineers. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  6. The International Handbook of Labour Unions

    The International Handbook of Labour Unions

    Edited by Gregor Gall, Adrian Wilkinson, Richard Hurd
    Since the 1970s, the spread of neo-liberalism across the world has radically reconfigured the relationship between unions, employers and the state. The contributors highlight that this is the major cause and effect of union decline and if there is to be any union revitalisation and return to former levels of influence, then unions need to respond in appropriate political and practical ways. Written in a clear and accessible style, the Handbook examines unions’ efforts to date in many of the major economies of the world, providing foundations for understanding each country. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  7. Handbook of Stress in the Occupations

    Handbook of Stress in the Occupations

    Edited by Janice Langan-Fox, Cary Cooper
    The Handbook of Stress in the Occupations sets a new agenda for stress research and gives fresh impetus to scholars who wish to focus on issues and problems associated with specific jobs, some of which have received little attention in the past. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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  8. Regulating Workplace Risks

    Regulating Workplace Risks

    David Walters, Richard Johnstone, Kaj Frick, Michael Quinlan, Geneviève Baril-Gingras, Annie Thébaud-Mony
    It examines the implications of the shift from specification to process based regulation, in which attention has been increasingly directed to the means of managing OHS more systematically at a time in which a major restructuring of work has occurred in response to the globalised economy. These changes provide both the context and material for a wider discussion of the nature of regulation and regulatory inspection and their role in protecting the health, safety and well-being of workers in advanced market economies. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  9. Research Handbook on the Future of Work and Employment Relations

    Research Handbook on the Future of Work and Employment Relations

    Edited by Keith Townsend, Adrian Wilkinson
    The broad field of employment relations is diverse and complex and is under constant development and reinvention. This Research Handbook discusses fundamental theories and approaches to work and employment relations, and their connection to broader political and societal changes occurring throughout the world. It provides comprehensive coverage of work and employment relations theory and practice. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 61.00   Web: $ 48.80
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  10. The Knowledge Economy at Work

    The Knowledge Economy at Work

    Edited by Cristina Martinez-Fernandez, Ian Miles, Tamara Weyman
    There has been a great deal of discussion on the knowledge economy, but much of this has been more a matter of rhetoric than serious analysis. This book is a pioneering effort to address this gap, using a range of methods and investigating knowledge-intensive service activities in many different sectors. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  11. Branded Lives

    Branded Lives

    Edited by Matthew J. Brannan, Elizabeth Parsons, Vincenza Priola
    Branded Lives explores the increasingly popular concept of employee branding as a new form of employment relationship based on brand representation. In doing so it examines the ways in which the production and consumption of meaning at work are increasingly mediated by the brand. This insightful collection draws on qualitative empirical studies in a range of contexts to include services, retail and manufacturing organizations. The contributors explore the nuances of employee branding from various disciplinary standpoints such as: organization studies, marketing, human resource management and industrial relations. They take a critical perspective on work and organizations and document the lived experience of work and employment under branded conditions. In investigating the extent to which a variety of organizational strategies seek to mould workplace meanings and practices to further build and sustain brand value and the effectiveness of these in terms of employee responses, the authors question whether the attempt to ‘brand’ workers’ lives actually enhances or diminishes the meaning and experience of work. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  12. 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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  13. Research Handbook of Comparative Employment Relations

    Research Handbook of Comparative Employment Relations

    Edited by Michael Barry, Adrian Wilkinson
    The Research Handbook of Comparative Employment Relations is an essential resource for those seeking to understand contemporary developments in the world of work, and the way in which employment relations systems are evolving around the world. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 239.00   Web: $ 215.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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  14. 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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  15. Handbook of Intuition Research

    Handbook of Intuition Research

    Edited by Marta Sinclair
    This groundbreaking interdisciplinary Handbook showcases the latest intuition research, providing an integrated framework that reconciles opposing views on what intuition is and how it works. The internationally renowned group of contributors explores different facets of the intuiting process and its outcome, the role of consciousness and affect in intuition, and alternate ways of capturing it. They tackle the function of intuition in expertise, strategy, entrepreneurship, and ethics and outline intuitive decision-making in the legal profession, medicine, film and wine industry, and teaching. The Handbook pushes the boundaries of our current understanding by exploring the possibility of non-local intuition based on the principles of quantum holography and investigating new techniques for developing intuitive skills. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. The Handbook of Research on Top Management Teams

    The Handbook of Research on Top Management Teams

    Edited by Mason A. Carpenter
    This Handbook presents original research and theory on executives, top management teams, and boards of directors and illustrates the vital importance of this field of study. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 239.00   Web: $ 215.10
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 67.00   Web: $ 53.60
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  19. Social Capital in Business

    Social Capital in Business

    Edited by Kenneth W. Koput, Joseph P. Broschak
    Innovative social investments are key to succeeding in the increasingly connected business environment. Within this authoritative volume, the editors have brought together seminal works which will help managers and entrepreneurs to better understand how to forge investments in social relationships to match the unique needs and circumstances of their business. Rather than comprising a social capital menu from which businesses can order by mimicking others, the selected articles in this volume provide a foundation to grasp the social mechanisms at work in the generation and use of social capital. This important collection provides both scholarly and lay readers an opportunity to weigh the evidence of social capital’s limits as well as its promise. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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  20. 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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