Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

by Huw Beynon, Jill Rubery, Damian Grimshaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199248699

ISBN-13: 9780199248698

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book looks at how large organizations have managed and adapted to changing conditions of employment shaped by the recent economic and political environment. Additional data are presented based on evidence from other significant actors such as agency employment firms and trade unions. The book also engages with important North American debates on the changing

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Overview

This book looks at how large organizations have managed and adapted to changing conditions of employment shaped by the recent economic and political environment. Additional data are presented based on evidence from other significant actors such as agency employment firms and trade unions. The book also engages with important North American debates on the changing nature of work, careers, and employment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199248698
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I Managing Employment Change in a Shifting Environment
1. Understanding Change at Work
2. Seven Case Studies: An Introduction
3. Patterns of Work and Labour
Part II Innovation in Employment Practices
4. Dimensions of Employment Change
5. Staffing the Organization: New Patterns of Entry and Exit
6. Bridging the Skills Gap? New Training Provision and Work Organization
7. The End of Standard Working Time?
Part III The Costs of Change
8. Drawing Together the Threads: A Question of Labour Costs and Work Intensification
9. Work Intensification and Forms of Control
Conclusion: Managing Employment Change: Who's Managing What?

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