Restructuring The Employment Relationship

Restructuring The Employment Relationship

by Duncan Gallie, Michael James Denham White, Cheng Yuan, Mark Tomlinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198293909

ISBN-13: 9780198293903

Pub. Date: 08/27/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This new study presents the first large-scale empirical analysis of the changes in British work experiences and employment relationships between the 1980s and 1990s. Drawing evidence from the Employment in Britain survey, it demonstrates that, despite a marked trend towards upskilling, the restructuring of the employment relationship has actually reinforced

Overview

This new study presents the first large-scale empirical analysis of the changes in British work experiences and employment relationships between the 1980s and 1990s. Drawing evidence from the Employment in Britain survey, it demonstrates that, despite a marked trend towards upskilling, the restructuring of the employment relationship has actually reinforced traditional lines of division in the workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198293903
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/27/1998
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Skill and the Quality of Work
3. Discretion and Control
4. Participation and Representation
5. The Growth of Job Insecurity
6. The Flexible Workforce? The Employment Conditions of Part-Time and Temporary Workers
7. Employment Commitment and Job Expectations
8. Job Involvement, Work Strain, and Psychological Health
9. Organizational Commitment
10. Labour Cost and Performance
Conclusion

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