The New World of Work: Challenges and Opportunities / Edition 1

The New World of Work: Challenges and Opportunities / Edition 1

by Cary L. Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631222782

ISBN-13: 9780631222781

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Containing fourteen chapters by a well-known team of contributors from North America and Europe, this text focuses on the changing conditions of work today and the challenges these pose for workers.

Overview

Containing fourteen chapters by a well-known team of contributors from North America and Europe, this text focuses on the changing conditions of work today and the challenges these pose for workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631222781
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Manchester Business and Management Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

About the Editors.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: The New World of Work: Ronald J. Burke (York University, Canada) and Cary L. Cooper (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology).

Part I: The Changing Work Environment:.

1. Organizational Transitions: Ronald J. Burke (York University, Canada).

2. Privatization and Outsourcing: Rita Campos e Cunha (Universidade Nova de Lisboa).

Part II: Changing Career Landscapes:.

3. Developmental Relationships at Work: A Learning Perspective: Douglas T. Hall (Boston University) and William A. Khan (Boston University).

4. Second Careers and Multiple Careers: Daniel C. Fieldman (University of South Carolina).

5. The Impact of Family Life on Career Decisions and Outcomes: Romila Singh (Drexel University), Jeffrey H. Greenhaus (Drexel University) and Saroj Parasuraman (Drexel University).

Part III: Changes to Jobs And Work:.

6. Contingent Work Contracts: Practice and Theory: Daniel G. Gallagher (James Madison University).

7. Reduced-Load Work Arrangements: The Changing Nature of Professional and Managerial Work: Mary Dean Lee (McGill University), Pierre-Guy Hourquet, and Shelley M. MacDermid (Purdue University).

8. Teleworking: A Primer for the Millennium Introduction: Linda Duxbury (Carleton University) and Christopher Higgins (University of Western Ontario).

Part IV: Changing Organizational Forms:.

9. The Virtual Organization: Wayne F. Cascio (University of Denver at Colorado).

10. Designing Change-Capable Organizations: Edward E. Lawler III (University of Southern California).

Part V: Comany Initiatives to Improve New Working Arrangements:.

11. Formal Mentoring: The Promise and the Precipice: Terri A. Scandura (University of Miami) and Ethlyn A. Williams (University of South Florida).

12. Self-Assessment Models and Quality/Excellence Awards: B. G. Dale (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology).

13. Best Practices for Advancing Women in Business Organizations: Mary C. Mattis (Catalyst, New York).

14. Towards a Culture for Work–Life Integration?: Suzan Lewis (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Jackie Dyer.

Index.

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