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  1. Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability

    Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability

    Edited by Ruth Bridgstock, Neil Tippett
    This book challenges the dominant ‘employability skills’ discourse by exploring socially connected and networked perspectives to learning and teaching in higher education. Both learning and career development happen naturally and optimally in ecologies, informal communities and partnerships. In the digital age, they are also highly networked. This book presents ten empirical case studies of educational practice that investigate the development of learner capabilities, teaching approaches, and institutional strategies in higher education, to foster lifelong graduate employability through social connectedness. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  2. Competitive Accountability in Academic Life

    Competitive Accountability in Academic Life

    Richard Watermeyer
    This book considers how a culture of ‘competitive accountability’ in UK higher education produces multiple tensions, contradictions and paradoxes that are destabilizing and deleterious to the work and identities of academics as research scientists. It suggests the potential of a new discourse of scientific accountability, that frees scientists and their public communities from the absurdities and profligacy of ‘performativity’ and ‘managerial governmentality’ encountered in the REF and an impact agenda – the noose of competitive accountability – and a more honest and meaningful public contract. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    January 2020   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  3. Research Handbook of International Talent Management

    Research Handbook of International Talent Management

    Edited by Yipeng Liu
    International talent management has become a critically important topic for scholarly discussion, in policy debates, and among the business community. Despite this, however, research into talent management tends to lack theoretical underpinnings, especially from an international, multidisciplinary, and comparative perspective. This Research Handbook fills this gap, bringing together a range of leading researchers, scholars, and thinkers to debate and advance the conceptualization and understanding of this multifaceted subject. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  4. Dependent Self-Employment

    Dependent Self-Employment

    Colin C. Williams, Ioana A. Horodnic
    Dependent self-employment is widely perceived as a rapidly growing form of precarious work conducted by marginalised lower-skilled workers subcontracted by large corporations. Unpacking a comprehensive survey of 35 European countries, Colin C. Williams and Ioana Alexandra Horodnic map the lived realities of the distribution and characteristics of dependent self-employment to challenge this broad and erroneous perception. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Elgar Introduction to Theories of Human Resources and Employment Relations

    Elgar Introduction to Theories of Human Resources and Employment Relations

    Edited by Keith Townsend, Kenneth Cafferkey, Aoife M. McDermott, Tony Dundon
    This Elgar Introduction provides an overview of some of the key theories that inform human resource management and employment relations as a field of study. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  6. Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

    Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

    Edited by Daniel Wheatley
    The growing diversity of contemporary paid work has provoked increased interest in understanding and evaluating the quality of working lives. This Handbook provides critical reflections on recent research in the field, including examining the inextricable links between working life and well-being. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  7. Handbook of the Politics of Labour, Work and Employment

    Handbook of the Politics of Labour, Work and Employment

    Edited by Gregor Gall
    Providing a thorough overview of the political nature and dynamics of the world of work, labour and employment, this timely Handbook draws together an interdisciplinary range of top contributors to explore the interdependent relationship between politics and labour, work and employment. The Handbook explores the purpose, roles, rights and powers of employers and management, workers and unions, states and governments in the age of globalised neo-liberalism. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  8. Increasing Occupational Health and Safety in Workplaces

    Increasing Occupational Health and Safety in Workplaces

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Astrid M. Richardsen
    Increasing Occupational Health and Safety in Workplaces argues for greater reporting of workplace accidents and injuries. It also incorporates stress as a factor in rates of accidents and injuries, and suggests ways in which workplace safety cultures can be fostered and improved. This book will be an invaluable tool for students of management, especially those with an interest in small businesses. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  9. International Comparative Employee Relations

    International Comparative Employee Relations

    Edited by Karl Koch, Pietro Manzella
    Employee relations in national contexts are significantly influenced not only by material forces but also by cultural and linguistic factors that are often highly nationally specific. In this innovative book, culture and language are analysed in terms of how they affect employee relations internationally, demonstrating the importance of recognising and understanding these elements in the face of increasing globalisation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  10. Telework in the 21st Century

    Telework in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jon C. Messenger
    Technological developments have enabled a dramatic expansion and also an evolution of telework, broadly defined as using ICTs to perform work from outside of an employer’s premises. This volume offers a new conceptual framework explaining the evolution of telework over four decades. It reviews national experiences from Argentina, Brazil, India, Japan, the United States, and ten EU countries regarding the development of telework, its various forms and effects. It also analyses large-scale surveys and company case studies regarding the incidence of telework and its effects on working time, work-life balance, occupational health and well-being, and individual and organizational performance. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  11. Handbook of Research on Strategic Human Capital Resources

    Handbook of Research on Strategic Human Capital Resources

    Edited by Anthony J. Nyberg, Thomas P. Moliterno
    Strategic human capital resources are a relatively new construct with a scholarly literature that is still evolving. Work in this area requires the integration of multiple theoretical perspectives and empirical approaches, but that integration rarely occurs. Within these pages, the editors have combined the voices of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds to provide a comprehensive introduction to the current state of the field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 300.00   Web: $ 270.00
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  12. Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Aging

    Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Aging

    Edited by Mikaela Backman, Charlie Karlsson, Orsa Kekezi
    Many developed countries are facing a demographic change with an increasing share of older individuals, yet little is known about how older workers will impact regional and national economies in terms of labor market dynamics. This Handbook deals with the important and emerging field of entrepreneurship among this group and focuses on the behavioral perspectives of this phenomenon; on innovation, dynamics and performance; and the ways entrepreneurship among the elderly looks within different countries. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  13. Case Studies in Work, Employment and Human Resource Management

    Case Studies in Work, Employment and Human Resource Management

    Edited by Tony Dundon, Adrian Wilkinson
    This comprehensive book offers a fascinating set of over 40 evidence-based case studies derived from international research on work, employment and human resource management (HRM). Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  14. The Future of Work and Employment

    The Future of Work and Employment

    Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Michael Barry
    This cutting-edge book charts the latest ideas and concepts in employment relations research. Mapping out the intellectual boundaries of the field, The Future of Work and Employment outlines the key research and policy outcomes for work and employment in the age of digitisation and artificial intelligence. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  15. Handbook of Research on Stress and Well-Being in the Public Sector

    Handbook of Research on Stress and Well-Being in the Public Sector

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Silvia Pignata
    This timely Handbook addresses the concepts of stress and well-being among workers in various public sector roles and occupations across the globe. Emphasizing the importance of well-being and stress prevention initiatives in ever-changing workplace environments, this Handbook highlights successful organizational initiatives and provides insight into best practice for promoting healthy employees and workplaces. Containing contributions from leading international experts in their respective fields, the contributors hope that this multi-disciplinary Handbook will help to enhance the health and well-being of public sector employees. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  16. Career Dynamics in a Global World

    Career Dynamics in a Global World

    Edited by Premarajan Raman Kadiyil, Anneleen Forrier, Michael B. Arthur
    Career Dynamics in a Global World takes on a major question in the global research and practice of career development and adopts a distinctive approach in response. The authors address the question of how and to what extent a predominant influence of Western thinking about careers interferes with our understanding of careers in other parts of the world. The approach involves identifying career topics for further exploration, recruiting teams of Indian and Westerns scholars on each topic to share their insights, and laying out those insights to help both careers researchers and practitioners see their significance. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  17. Strategic Human Capital

    Strategic Human Capital

    Andrea Lanza, Giuseppina Simone
    This timely and insightful book bridges the gap between Strategy and Organization disciplines in the study of human capital. Andrea Lanza and Giuseppina Simone offer an innovative, unifying conceptual framework for managing this crucial asset. Based on original empirical evidence, the authors put forward a fresh perspective not on human capital strategy, dramatically advancing the field of strategic human capital with respect to both academic knowledge and managerial applications. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 99.00   Web: $ 89.10
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  18. Handbook of Research on Employee Voice

    Handbook of Research on Employee Voice

    Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Jimmy Donaghey, Tony Dundon, Richard B. Freeman
    This thoroughly revised second edition presents up-to-date analysis from various academic streams and disciplines that illuminate our understanding of employee voice from a range of different perspectives. Exploring the previously under-represented paradigm of the organisational behaviour approach, new chapters take account of a broader conceptualisation of employee voice. Written by expert contributors, this Handbook explores the meaning and impact of employee voice for various stakeholders and considers the ways in which these actors engage with voice processes such as collective bargaining, individual processes, mutual gains, task-based voice and grievance procedures Learn More
    June 2020   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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