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Work-Life Integration: Case Studies of Organizational Change / Edition 1
     

Work-Life Integration: Case Studies of Organizational Change / Edition 1

by Suzan Lewis, Cary L. Cooper
 

ISBN-10: 0470853433

ISBN-13: 9780470853436

Pub. Date: 03/11/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Developments in IT and communication technology, coupled with the global 24 hour market, have led to boundaries between work and personal life becoming ever more blurred, while work/life policies and practice struggle to keep up. This book aims to challenge traditional thinking on work life balance, and to explore different ways of promoting change at many levels.

Overview

Developments in IT and communication technology, coupled with the global 24 hour market, have led to boundaries between work and personal life becoming ever more blurred, while work/life policies and practice struggle to keep up. This book aims to challenge traditional thinking on work life balance, and to explore different ways of promoting change at many levels. It provides a historical overview of the topic, critiques contemporary approaches and offers creative ideas for integrating work and personal life in local, national and global contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470853436
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/11/2005
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii

Foreword by Professor Ronald J. Burke ix

Foreword by The Rt. Hon. Patricia Hewitt, MP xiii

Acknowledgements xvii

Chapter 1 Case Studies and Organisational Learning 1

Chapter 2 The Xerox Corporation 28

Chapter 3 Energyco 44

Chapter 4 Proffirm—The Professional Practice Firm 58

Chapter 5 Printco 71

Chapter 6 Recruitco 86

Chapter 7 Adminco 95

Chapter 8 Charityco 111

Chapter 9 A Long-term View 119

Appendix A Work–Life Integration Change Process 127

Appendix B Work–Personal Life Harmonisation: Visions and

Pragmatic Strategies for Change 129

References 159

Index 163

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