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  1. Law and Fair Work in China

    By Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s economic reforms have brought the country both major international clout and widespread domestic prosperity. At the same time, the reforms have led to significant social upheaval, particularly manifest in labour relations. Each year, several thousand disputes break out over working...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Resource Management in Emerging Economies

    By Piotr Zientara

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    The demise of communism in 1989 in eastern Europe, followed by the break-up of the Soviet Union and the spectacular rise of China and India in the 1990s, brought about a new world order. In eastern Europe communism not only caused large-scale impoverishment and technological slowing, but also...

    Published June 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Management in the Airline Industry

    By Geraint Harvey

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Combining contemporary HRM theory and practice with debates in critical management and in industrial relations, this book examines the peculiar challenge that civil aviation pilots present for management. As a highly educated, highly trained, and non-substitutable professional employee, the airline...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Generational Diversity at Work

    New Research Perspectives

    Edited by Emma Parry

    Over the past decade much attention has been paid to the apparent differences in consumption preferences or workplace attitudes and behaviours across generations. Within Western economies such as the USA, UK and Australia, it is commonly assumed that that there are now four generations in the...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization

    Inside the Factory of the Future

    By Alan McKinlay, Philip Taylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Management and Organization of Temporary Agency Work

    Edited by Bas A.S. Koene, Nathalie Galais, Christina Garsten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Over the past two decades the use of flexible employment relations has increased in most developed countries. The growth of temporary agency work constitutes a significant component of this development. Organizations are now facing the challenges of managing a ‘blended workforce’, i.e. a workforce...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Climate of Workplace Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ali Dastmalchian, Paul Blyton, Ray Adamson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, this book investigates not only the processes of industrial relations themselves but also the climate in which they work. As well as studying union behaviour, it views the topic from the wider perspective of human resource management and integrates theories of industrial...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Labour Solidarity

    Mechanisms of commitment to cooperation within the European Trade Union movement

    By Katarzyna Gajewska

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The book examines the integration of European trade union movement and explores the prospects for European or transnational solidarity among workers. Contrary to much existing research and despite national differences, Gajewska examines how trade unions cooperate and the forms in which this...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Changes in Working Time (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Review

    By Paul Blyton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this book examines the major components of working time from an international perspective, considering the individual aspects of working time, with particular emphasis on the argument that work should be shared to alleviate unemployment and the case for further increasing...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Unknown

  10. Consulting in Uncertainty

    The Power of Inquiry

    By Ann K. Brooks, Kathy Edwards

    The traditional model of consulting places an emphasis on diagnosing a problem and finding a cure. But in today’s business world of globalized organizations, rapid knowledge proliferation, and the intertwining of economies, that approach is becoming less and less viable; problems are quickly...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge