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  1. 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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  2. Research Companion to Working Time and Work Addiction

    Research Companion to Working Time and Work Addiction

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke
    This Research Companion examines the effects of work hours on individual and family well-being and questions why people work hard and whether some can work too hard. It integrates contributions from two areas of research – work hours and work addiction – that have historically been pursued separately. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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  3. 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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  4. Handbook of Organizational Politics

    Handbook of Organizational Politics

    Edited by Eran Vigoda-Gadot, Amos Drory
    This exciting Handbook offers a broad perspective on the intriguing phenomena of power, influence and politics in the modern workplace, their meaning for individuals, groups and other organizational stakeholders, and their effect on organizational outcomes and performances. The contributors illustrate the fact that organizational politics has many facets and definitions, all relating to the use of personal or aggregate power in influencing others and better achieving goals in the workplace. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  5. Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination

    Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination

    Edited by William M. Rodgers III
    Discrimination’s dynamic nature means that no single theory, method, data or study should be relied upon to assess its magnitude, causes, or remedies. Despite some gains in our understanding, these remain active areas of debate among researchers, practitioners and policymakers. The specially commissioned papers in this volume, all by distinguished contributors, present the full range of issues related to this complex and challenging problem. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  6. Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management

    Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management

    Edited by Günter K. Stahl, Ingmar Björkman
    In providing an insightful overview of a wide range of global human resource issues facing MNCs, this pathbreaking Handbook highlights emergent topics and new research findings that could shape the field of future IHRM research. Theoretical discussion of the variables and processes that affect IHRM policies and practices is provided by renowned contributors with widely differing academic backgrounds, paradigmatic orientations, and theoretical and methodological approaches. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Research Companion to Organizational Health Psychology

    Research Companion to Organizational Health Psychology

    Edited by Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou, Cary Cooper
    This timely Research Companion is essential reading to advance the understanding of healthy behaviours within working environments and to identify problems which can be the cause of illness. Containing both theoretical and empirical contributions written by distinguished academics working in Europe, North America and Australia, the book covers leading edge topics ranging from current theories of stress, stress management, and stress in specific occupational groups, such as doctors and teachers, to the relationship of stress with well-being. It provides systematic approaches towards practical actions and stress interventions in working environments and a solid theoretical framework for future research. It will be an essential companion to research on psychology and medicine as well as stress. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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  10. Maximum Performance

    Maximum Performance

    Nick Forster
    Based on twelve years involvement with more two thousand MBAs, managers and professionals, Maximum Performance is a comprehensive analysis of leading and managing people set against a backdrop of accelerating organizational, business and technological change. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 231.00   Web: $ 207.90
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  11. Personnel Economics

    Personnel Economics

    Edited by Edward P. Lazear, Robert McNabb
    Over the past twenty years or so there has been a marked increase in the study of personnel issues by labour economists. These studies have explored such topics as incentives, compensation methods, human resource strategies and institutional structures, and have provided an insightful empirical literature rich in the creative use of new data. In these two volumes, the editors bring together many of the theoretical papers which were key in establishing personnel economics as a discipline within economics, as well as a selection of empirical studies which have been important in developing an understanding of the economics of human resource issues. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 546.00   Web: $ 491.40
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Moving Towards the Virtual Workplace

    Moving Towards the Virtual Workplace

    Viviane IIIegems, Alain Verbeke
    Moving Towards the Virtual Workplace provides the first comprehensive overview of the many impacts of telework/telecommuting adoption, from both a managerial and societal perspective. This book argues that telework will be increasingly adopted in the twenty-first century, representing a far-reaching move toward the virtual workplace, with dramatic implications for the management of the workforce and for society at large. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  15. Developments in Organizational Politics

    Developments in Organizational Politics

    Eran Vigoda-Gadot
    Developments in Organizational Politics presents a comprehensive analysis of organizational politics and its meaning and application for employees and managers in modern worksites. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. International Handbook of Trade Unions

    International Handbook of Trade Unions

    Edited by John T. Addison, Claus Schnabel
    This Handbook is an authoritative and invaluable reference tool, uniquely analysing the forces governing unionism, union behaviour and union impact from a variety of perspectives, both theoretical and empirical. The 14 chapters are written in an accessible style by acknowledged leading specialists from the fields of economics and industrial relations. They offer a truly international perspective on this important subject. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 300.00   Web: $ 270.00
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  17. Cross-National Appropriation of Work Systems

    Cross-National Appropriation of Work Systems

    Ayse Saka
    The diffusion of work processes across countries through foreign direct investment and technological collaborations is an increasingly important practice in today’s global economy. Ayse Saka explores this process both by focusing on the role of actors in appropriating different ways of operating and by examining the effects of the institutional environment in the host country. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Organizational Relationships in the Networking Age

    Organizational Relationships in the Networking Age

    Edited by Willem Koot, Peter Leisink, Paul Verweel
    Globalization, the information technology revolution, individualization and other processes in contemporary society all impact on organizations. Organizational actors are recognizing the need to make sense of these permutations, reconstruct their identities and positions and find ways of coping with the complexity of relationships within and between organizations. This book analyses the framework of these organizational relationships and the dynamics of identity formation and bonding on several levels. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  19. The Moral Capital of Leaders

    The Moral Capital of Leaders

    Alejo José G. Sison
    Sison studies a wide range of recent management cases from the viewpoint of moral capital: the sorry state of US airport screeners before 9-11, the Ford Explorer rollovers and Firestone tire failures, the battle for the ‘HP way’ between Carly Fiorina and the heirs of the founding families, the dynamics of Microsoft’s serial monopolistic behavior, the pitfalls of Enron’s senior executives, the sincerity of Howard Lutnick’s commitment to Cantor Fitzgerald families, how Andersen’s loss of reputation proved mortal and a fresh look at Jack Welch’s purported achievements during his tenure at GE. Learn More
    2004   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  20. Contingent Employment in Europe and the United States

    Contingent Employment in Europe and the United States

    Edited by Ola Bergström, Donald Storrie
    Contingent Employment in Europe and the United States examines the developments in labour markets in advanced economies in the 21st century, as regards contingent employment. This is defined as employment relationships that can be terminated with minimal costs within a predetermined period of time. This includes fixed-term contracts, temporary agency work and self-employment. Contingent employment has been the subject of much legislative activity in the last decade, at both the national and European level. Temporary agency work, in particular, has recently been extensively deregulated in most European countries and currently we await the fate of a proposed EU directive on agency work. The book is therefore highly topical. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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