Innovation, Production and Competitiveness
Design is central to every service or good produced, sold and consumed. Manufacturing and service companies located in high cost locations increasingly find it difficult to compete with producers located in countries such as India and China. Companies in high-cost locations either have to shift...
To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge
Advancing the Common Good in a Multi-Sector, Shared-Power, No-One-Wholly-in-Charge World
There is a lot of chatter in the media about whether the pride that Americans have felt towards their citizenship and the connection they’ve felt towards their democratic values, can ever be restored. This book brings together a set of stellar scholars and practitioners to discuss and advance the...
To Be Published February 25th 2015 by CRC Press
Findings from the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey
Based on the primary analysis of the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS 2004), this is the fifth book in the series which began in 1980, and which is considered to be one of the most authoritative sources of information on employment relations in Great Britain. Interviews were...
Published July 5th 2006 by Routledge
People, Organisations, Technologies
As the twenty-first century begins, significant changes are occurring in the way that services and goods are produced and consumed. One of the key drivers of this change is information and communications technology (ICT). It has transformed the role of space and time in patterns of economic...
Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge
British Employment Relations 1980-98, Portrayed by the Workplace Industrial Relations Survey Series
This book is the latest publication reporting the results of a series of workplace surveys conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service and the Policy Studies Institute. It addresses such contemporary...
Published April 26th 2000 by Routledge