The New World of Work / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$61.42
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $9.50
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 86%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (18) from $9.50   
  • New (8) from $15.30   
  • Used (10) from $9.50   

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"All in all this is a useful addition to the literature that offers insights into the how's, why's, and so what's of the changing work world. While this volume is probably best suited as atext for undergraduate or graduate students of the organizational behaviour, both researchers in the field and human resources professionals will find it interesting and replete with practical suggestions. Upper-division undergraduate through professional collections." Choice, October 2002.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631222798
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Series: Manchester Business and Management Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Cary L. Cooper is BUPA Professor of OrganizationalPsychology and Health and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the ManchesterInstitute of Science and Technology (UMIST). He has written oredited over 80 books, is the co-editor of the BlackwellEncyclopedia of Management, the Founding Editor of theJournal of Organizational Behavior, the President of theBritish Academy of Management and an Academician of the Academy ofthe Learned Societies for the Social Sciences. In 2001 ProfessorCooper was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire(CBE) by the Queen for his contribution to health andsafety.

Ronald J. Burke is Professor of Organizational Behaviorin the School of Business, York University, Toronto. The author ofmany books, he was founding editor of the Canadian Journal ofAdministrative Sciences, and serves on the editorial board ofseveral other journals. He has participated in over 300 managementdevelopment programs as well as acting as a consultant onorganizational effectiveness for private and public sectororganizations.

Read More Show Less

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.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)