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  1. The Political Economy of Work

    By David Spencer

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Against the background of increasing interest in the changing nature and quality of work, The Political Economy of Work offers a new and unique assessment of the theoretical analysis of work. The author challenges some common preconceptions about work and promotes an original approach to the field,...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Making Public Services Management Critical

    Edited by Graeme Currie, Jackie Ford, Nancy Harding, Mark Learmonth

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    This book brings together public services policy and public services management in a novel way that is likely to resonate with academics, policy makers and practitioners engaged in the organization of public services delivery as it is from a perspective that challenges many received ideas in...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Industrial Relations in Education

    Transforming the School Workforce

    By Bob Carter, Howard Stevenson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    All phases of education from pre-school to post-compulsory, in virtually all parts of the world, have experienced unprecedented reform and restructuring in recent years. Restructuring has largely been driven by a global agenda that has promoted the development of human capital as the key to...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Mapping Strategic Diversity

    Strategic Thinking from a Variety of Perspectives

    By Dany Jacobs

    In his influential work, Strategy Safari, Henry Mintzberg and his colleagues presented ten schools of strategic thought. In this impressive book, Dany Jacobs demonstrates that the real world of strategic management is much wider and richer. In Mapping Strategic Diversity, Jacobs distinguishes...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Irregular Migration from the Former Soviet Union to the United States

    By Saltanat Liebert

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book is the first in English to examine irregular migration from post-Soviet states, focusing in particular on migration to the United States. Due to globalization and the end of the Cold War, citizens of the former Soviet Union are on the move as never before. The political, economic, and...

    Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Organization as Process

    Theory for a Tangled World

    By Tor Hernes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Organization takes place in a tangled world, intermeshed by changing markets, products, standards, technologies, institutions and social groups. Coming to grips with the complexity and fluidity of organization and management is a persistent problem for scholars and practitioners alike, which is why...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Power at Work

    How Employees Reproduce the Corporate Machine

    By Darren McCabe

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Providing detailed insights into working life, McCabe, a well known author in the fields of organization studies, labour process theory and critical management studies offers a distinctive approach to innovation in the work place. In this ethnography of a major US bank he argues that many...

    Published July 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Human Resource Management

    A Critical Approach

    Edited by David G. Collings, Geoffrey Wood

    Effective management of human resources is essential to the success of any organization. In this authoritative, sophisticated and engaging new text on Human Resource Management, an international team of leading analysts guides the advanced student through this fundamental discipline of management...

    Published June 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Boomer Marketing

    Selling to a Recession Resistant Market

    By Ian Chaston

    Baby boomers (consumers in the 50+ age bracket) are the wealthiest, fastest growing consumer group in the world. Despite this, the vast majority of marketing spend is focused on much younger people. Recessions always dampen consumer spending, but in the 21st century’s first recession, the...

    Published May 31st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Production Studies

    Cultural Studies of Media Industries

    Edited by Vicki Mayer, Miranda J. Banks, John T Caldwell

    "Behind-the-scenes" stories of ranting directors, stingy producers, temperamental actors, and the like have fascinated us since the beginnings of film and television. Today, magazines, websites, television programs, and DVDs are devoted to telling tales of trade lore—from on-set antics to labor...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Routledge