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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  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. 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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  17. 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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    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. 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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  20. Global Skill Shortages

    Global Skill Shortages

    Malcolm S. Cohen, Mahmood A. Zaidi
    As the world entered the twenty-first century, global skill shortages in many occupations were evident throughout the world. While these were mitigated by a global recession, there is no generally agreed upon method for measuring these shortages. This book discusses various theories for measurement. Using data collected from 19 developed countries in North and Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific region, the authors explore various aspects of skilled labor shortages, develop a methodology of measuring shortages by occupation, and provide estimates of the likelihood of the occurrence of such shortages. They develop labor market indicators which measure the degree of shortage or surplus in different occupations. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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