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American Multinationals in EuropeManaging Employment Relations Across National Borders

American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book addresses some of the major contemporary issues in comparative business and employment relations. At its core are the findings of a four-year international exploration of the management of ... More

Are Skills the Answer?The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This study of the problems confronting institutions for the creation of occupational skills in seven advanced industrialised countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the ... More

The Arts of Leadership

The Arts of Leadership

Keith Grint

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best ... More

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of WorkNew Forms of Informal Control

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Peter Fleming

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Personal authenticity was once a reference point from which critics and labour activists sought to challenge the domination of the corporation. Now it has entered into the parlance of managerial ... More

Bridging the Gender GapSeven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Despite decades of efforts to promote gender equality, most leadership positions in business, politics, education, and even NGOs are occupied by men, and most people still work in occupations ... More

The Collegial PhenomenonThe Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Emmanuel Lazega

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Organizations performing non-routine, innovative, often knowledge-intensive tasks, for example, professional partnerships need a rather flat, collegial, and non-bureaucratic structure. This book ... More

Consent and Control in the Authoritarian WorkplaceRussia and China Compared

Consent and Control in the Authoritarian Workplace: Russia and China Compared

Martin Krzywdzinski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198806486
eISBN:
9780191844096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806486.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Today, a large proportion of the world’s states are under authoritarian governments. These countries limit participation rights, both in the political sphere and in the workplace. At the same time, ... More

Consultation at WorkRegulation and Practice

Consultation at Work: Regulation and Practice

Mark Hall and John Purcell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199605460
eISBN:
9780191746062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605460.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The practice of consultation between senior managers and employee representatives has a long history in British employment relations yet has often been a poor cousin to collective bargaining. Two ... More

Corporate E-LearningAn Inside View of IBM's Solutions

Corporate E-Learning: An Inside View of IBM's Solutions

Luther Tai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311310
eISBN:
9780199789948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311310.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book examines how corporate e-learning is developed, implemented and how effectiveness is determined at IBM. It addresses the following questions: Why e-learning? How is e-learning developed? ... More

Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

The chapters in this book address the state of Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice at a critical moment. They are based on detailed and intensive fieldwork in large Japanese ... More

Developing Leaders by Executive CoachingPractice and Evidence

Developing Leaders by Executive Coaching: Practice and Evidence

Andromachi Athanasopoulou and Sue Dopson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681952
eISBN:
9780191761713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

In its approximately twenty-five years of existence, the executive coaching field has rapidly grown, becoming a highly profitable market globally. It emerges as a recognized approach to improve ... More

Disability and Employer PracticesResearch across the Disciplines

Disability and Employer Practices: Research across the Disciplines

Susanne M. Bruyère (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700583
eISBN:
9781501703454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700583.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book is about the employment of people with disabilities in the United States and the important role of employer practices. Nearly one in five people report some form of disability, and they are ... More

Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social IntegrationThe European Experience

Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Duncan Gallie (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664719
eISBN:
9780191765209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The book breaks new ground in the study of the quality of work, by providing the first rigorous comparative assessment of the way it has been affected by the economic crisis. It examines the ... More

Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-BeingAn International Study

Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

David E. Guest, Kerstin Isaksson, and Hans De Witte (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Temporary employment has become a focus of policy debate, theory, and research. This book addresses the relationship between temporary employment contracts and employee well-being. It does so within ... More

Employment Research and State TraditionsA Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Carola Frege

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Contemporary employment research tackles an increasingly globalized subject, much of it using empiricist and a-theoretical methods increasingly embedded in a market-economic paradigm. However, this ... More

Encountering Religion in the WorkplaceThe Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Raymond F. Gregory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

In a recent survey, twenty percent of workers interviewed reported that they had either experienced religious prejudice while at work or knew of a coworker who had been subjected to some form of ... More

Escalation in Decision-MakingThe Tragedy of Taurus

Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Helga Drummond

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Getting organizations going is one thing, stopping them is another. This book examines how and why organizations become trapped in disastrous decisions. The focal point is Project Taurus, an IT ... More

Financialization, New Investment Funds, and LabourAn International Comparison

Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel, Andrew Pendleton, and Sigurt Vitols (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The book provides a comprehensive, comparative treatment of the development of new investment funds (NIF)—private equity, hedge funds, and sovereign wealth funds—and their impact upon labour and ... More

Fragmenting WorkBlurring Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies

Fragmenting Work: Blurring Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies

Mick Marchington, Damien Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Hugh Wilmott (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262236
eISBN:
9780191698859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262236.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book presents findings based upon eight case studies of inter-organizational forms, involving interviews with about 450 managers and workers from nearly sixty employing organizations across many ... More

Framing WorkUnitary, Pluralist and Critical Perspectives in the 21st Century

Framing Work: Unitary, Pluralist and Critical Perspectives in the 21st Century

Edmund Heery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Framing Work provides a broad overview of contemporary writing about work and employment. The book makes use of Alan Fox’s concept of ‘frames of reference’ and identifies competing unitary, ... More

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