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  1. Diversity in Organizations

    A Critical Examination

    By Cedric Herring, Loren Henderson

    Diversity in Organizations argues that ensuring a diverse workforce composition has tangible benefits for organizations. Rather than relying on touchy-feely arguments, Herring and Henderson present compelling evidence that directly links diversity to the bottom line. Readers will learn: How and...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Complexity and the Experience of Values, Conflict and Compromise in Organizations

    Edited by Ralph Stacey, Douglas Griffin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Complexity and Management

    What role do values play in organizational life? How do they shape the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational change? This volume examines what we actually mean when we use the term values and what it means to act according to values in ordinary everyday life. The contributors to this...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour

    By Xinying Hu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Global Management, Local Resistances

    Theoretical Discussion and Empirical Case Studies

    Edited by Ulrike Schuerkens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Physiology of Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson, A. F. Mummery

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Physiology of Industry is a remarkable work which set out to challenge the current theory surrounding the economics of labour, supply and demand. First published in 1889, Hobson’s first book outlines some of the key areas of his theory of underconsumption. The precise contribution of Mummery,...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Writings on Distribution and Welfare (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The articles in this volume, originally published in a variety of journals between 1890 and 1937, deal with the themes of the distribution of income and welfare. Highlighting the contribution which Hobson made to welfare economics and the way in which he distanced himself from his more orthodox...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Family Mobility

    Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy

    By Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton, Paul Shield

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Family mobility decisions reveal much about how the public and private realms of social life interact and change. This sociological study explores how contemporary families reconcile individual members’ career and education projects within the family unit over time and space, and unpacks the...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Age in the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Donald M. Truxillo, Franco Fraccaroli

    The workforce across industrialized nations has become both older and more age-diverse, and this trend is expected to continue in the coming decades. These changes will have important implications for motivating and managing both individual employees and teams and because people are retiring later,...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Transformative Capacity of New Technologies

    A Theory of Sociotechnical Change

    By Ulrich Dolata

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Scientific concepts on the co-evolution of technology and society, as well as recent sociotechnical system approaches, focus on the general interrelations between technology, socioeconomic structures, and institutions. Their aim is to study and explain processes and modes of technological change....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women, Practice, Architecture

    ‘Resigned Accommodation’ and ‘Usurpatory Practice’

    Edited by Naomi Stead

    The image of the architect is undeniably gendered. While the male architect might be celebrated as the ideal man in Hollywood romantic comedies, blessed with practicality and creativity in equal measure to impeccable taste and an enviable lifestyle, the image of the woman architect is not so clear...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge