The New World of Work / Edition 1

The New World of Work / Edition 1

by Cary L. Cooper
ISBN-10:
0631222790
ISBN-13:
9780631222798
Pub. Date:
02/28/2002
Publisher:
Wiley

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Overview

The New World of Work / Edition 1

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: 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 (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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