Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

by Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, Kevin Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199248702

ISBN-13: 9780199248704

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

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:
9780199248704
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Boxes
List of Tables
List of Figures
Introduction1
Pt. IManaging Employment Change in a Shifting Environment
1Understanding Change at Work7
2Seven Case Studies: An Introduction37
3Patterns of Work and Labour70
Pt. IIInnovation in Employment Practices
4Dimensions of Employment Change109
5Staffing the Organization: New Patterns of Entry and Exit130
6Bridging the Skills Gap? New Training Provision and Work Organization170
7The End of Standard Working Time?203
Pt. IIIThe Costs of Change
8Drawing Together the Threads: A Question of Labour Costs and Work Intensification233
9Work Intensification and Forms of Control262
Conclusion: Managing Employment Change: Who's Managing What?297
Appendices319
References322
Index335

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