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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


Establishing the Main Determinants of Worker Well‐Being

David E. Guest and Michael Clinton

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The full model that informs the research explores the potential impact on well‐being of a range of potential factors including forms of organizational support, employability, features of the role and ... More


Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Anja Eleveld, Thomas Kampen, and Josien Arts (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

With welfare to work programmes under intense scrutiny, this book reviews a wide range of existing and future policies across Europe. Seventeen contributors provide case studies and legal, ... More


Welfare to work, social justice and domination: an introduction to an interdisciplinary normative perspective on welfare policies

Anja Eleveld, Thomas Kampen, and Josien Arts

in Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the last decades, rights to social assistance benefits have become more conditional. Governments in Europe, as in other welfare states, have sought to ‘activate’ their unemployed citizens by ... More


Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Mick Carpenter, Belinda Freda, and Stuart Speeden (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores equality, discrimination, and human rights in relation to employability and ‘welfare-to-work’ policies. It draws extensively on new research from the SEQUAL Project, undertaken for ... More


The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sarah Williams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The challenge confronting governments around the world today is to enhance the employability of the workforce. Every effort must be made to expand access to higher education, disregard social ... More


The Promise

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The shift from an industrial economy to a knowledge-based economy gives rise to the value of intelligence and talent as employers focus on diversifying their talent pools. Governments around the ... More


The Science of Gut Feeling

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Because the stakes in managerial labour markets in the new knowledge-based economy (KBE) are high, there seems to be a shift from looking at the hard currencies of employability like certificates, ... More


Players and Purists

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

People invest in university education in the hope that, once they graduate, they will be able to find high-paying managerial and professional jobs. Also, these graduates have to view their careers as ... More


The Great Training Robbery 1

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Despite the efforts of individuals to attain higher education and the increasing demand for knowledge workers in the new economy, there are not enough high skilled and high wage jobs to accommodate ... More


The Relationship between Public Employment Services and the Unemployed

Mark Freedland, Paul Craig, Catherine Jacqueson, and Nicola Kountouris

in Public Employment Services and European Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199233489
eISBN:
9780191716324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233489.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter argues that the State is no longer seen as a provider of employment, but rather as a provider of ‘employability’ directly focusing on the unemployed (rather than on the labour market or ... More


Introduction: Getting In and Getting On in the UK’s Youth Labour Market

Pauline Leonard and Rachel J. Wilde

in Getting in and Getting on in the Youth Labour Market: Governing Young People’s Employability in Regional Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529202298
eISBN:
9781529202335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202298.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter outlines the key aims of the book: first, to explore what it is like for young people to undergo employability training as a pathway into work in the UK; second, to investigate the ... More


Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Chris Grover and Linda Piggott (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book focuses on policies, primarily in the United Kingdom, which are designed to facilitate the participation of disabled people in wage work. The book takes a critical approach to these ... More


The Rise of Student Choice, and the Decline of Academic Autonomy

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

in Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter critically evaluates the balance between compulsion and choice in contemporary narratives around the University, as scripted by policy documents and critiqued in the literature. ... More


Generational Expectations and Experiences of Higher Education

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

in Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter draws on qualitative data from the Mass Observation Study and interviews with students to explore how members of the general public, and prospective and current students, frame the ... More


A Mental Health ‘Crisis’?

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

in Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter maps a framework for understanding the rise of mental health disorders in the undergraduate population, drawing a connection between broader social, cultural and educational change, and ... More


Employability: lack of clarity, lack of protection

Mara A. Yerkes

in Transforming the Dutch welfare state: Social risks and corporatist reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429636
eISBN:
9781447304081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429636.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter shows that, in the Dutch case, protection of a new social risk – insufficient employability – is possible even without the creation of collective welfare-state protection, namely through ... More


Emerging Issues in the New Economy

Jorma Rantanen

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Occupational health and safety is seen in many ways: an investment, protection for workers and their families, a cost to the employer, an ethical responsibility, a public health measure, a human ... More


Employability in the North East

Pauline Leonard and Rachel J. Wilde

in Getting In and Getting On in the Youth Labour Market: Governing Young People's Employability in Regional Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529202298
eISBN:
9781529202335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202298.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter explores the rise of the concept of employability and how it has influenced policy and practical interventions to address unemployment. It explores how the concept has been understood as ... More


Volunteering in Glasgow, Scotland

Pauline Leonard and Rachel J. Wilde

in Getting In and Getting On in the Youth Labour Market: Governing Young People's Employability in Regional Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529202298
eISBN:
9781529202335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202298.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter investigates volunteering, much vaunted in recent policy as a valuable means by which young people may gain valuable experience for work and careers. The chapter argues however that ... More


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