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Key Concepts in Work

by P Blyton and SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 256 pages
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'This excellent book will encourage students to think about the diverse range and broad character of issues encountered at work. It highlights both enduring dilemmas and emerging issues in contemporary employment. Each concept is carefully explained with engaging examples provided throughout. As such it will help prime students to understand key issues at work and make a first-rate addition to any social science reading list' -

Absence and Turnover Alienation Bureaucracy Career Collective Bargaining Conflict Consent Customers Discrimination Domestic Work Effort and Intensity Emotional Labour Employment Patterns Flexibility Fordism Globalisation and Labour Migration Human Relations Informal Work Job Design Job Satisfaction Job Security Knowledge Work Labour Process The Law and Contract of Employment Management Motivation and Commitment Organisational Culture Organisations: Networks and Alliances Participation and Involvement Pay and Performance Perspectives on Work Power and Authority Presenteeism Psychological Contracts Redundancy Scientific Management Skill Surviving Work Teamworking Technology Teleworking Trade Unions Unemployment and Underemployment Voluntary Work Working Time Work-Life Balance

'A concise, useful compilation of key topics and issues relevant to work.' G.E. Kaupins CHOICE