Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002, 342 s. ISBN 0-19-924870-2
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This book looks at how large organizations have managed and adapted to
changing conditions of employment shaped by the recent economic and political
environment. Additional data are presented based on evidence from other
significant actors such as agency employment firms and trade unions. The book
also engages with important North American debates on the changing nature of
work, careers, and employment.
Readership: Scholars and postgraduate students in the fields of management,
economics, sociology, industrial relations, and human resource management;
policy makers; HR professionals; trade unions
Part I: Managing
Employment Change in a Shifting Environment
1 Understanding Change at
2 Seven Case Studies: An Introduction
3 Patterns of Work and
Part II: Innovation in Employment Practices
4 Dimensions of
5 Staffing the Organization: New Patterns of Entry and
6 Bridging the Skills Gap? New Training Provision and Work
7 The End of Standard Working Time?
Part III: The Costs of
8 Drawing Together the Threads: A Question of Labour Costs and Work
9 Work Intensification and Forms of Control
Managing Employment Change: Who's Managing What?