The New World of Work / Edition 1

The New World of Work / Edition 1

by Cary L. Cooper
     
 

This Companion volume looks at the changing conditions of work and the challenges these pose for workers.

Containing fourteen chapters by a well-known team of contributors from North America and Europe, the text provides a powerful combination of up-to-date research and practice. The issues covered are highly topical, including work-family concerns,

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This Companion volume looks at the changing conditions of work and the challenges these pose for workers.

Containing fourteen chapters by a well-known team of contributors from North America and Europe, the text provides a powerful combination of up-to-date research and practice. The issues covered are highly topical, including work-family concerns, teleworking, outsourcing and flexible work hours, but are also areas of ongoing concern for both workers and organizations.

Contributors include Douglas T. Hall (Boston University); Edward E. Lawler III (University of Southern California); Daniel C. Fieldman (University of South Carolina); Romila Singh (Drexel University); Wayne F. Cascio (University of Denver at Colorado); Mary Dean Lee (McGill University).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631222798
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Manchester Business and Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

About the Editors.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: The New World of Work: Ronald J. Burke (YorkUniversity, Canada) and Cary L. Cooper (University of ManchesterInstitute 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 (BostonUniversity).

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 (DrexelUniversity) 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 ofProfessional and Managerial Work: Mary Dean Lee (McGillUniversity), Pierre-Guy Hourquet, and Shelley M. MacDermid (PurdueUniversity).

8. Teleworking: A Primer for the Millennium Introduction: LindaDuxbury (Carleton University) and Christopher Higgins (Universityof Western Ontario).

Part IV: Changing Organizational Forms:.

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

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

Part V: Comany Initiatives to Improve New WorkingArrangements:.

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

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

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

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

Index.

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