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The Role of Organized Labour

Rick Delbridge

in Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter addresses the role of trade unions at the two plants. The Japanese model and lean production have been used to argue that employees no longer need the protection of trade unions from ... More


Unitary Perspectives on Work

Edmund Heery

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The chapter provides an overview of the unitary tradition in contemporary writing about work. A key distinction is drawn between soft unitarism, founded in psychology, and hard unitarism, exemplified ... More


Sophistical Practice: Toward a Consistent Relativism

Barbara Cassin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256389
eISBN:
9780823261345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256389.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Sophistics is the paradigm of a discourse that does things with words. It is not pure rhetoric, as Plato wants us to believe, but it provides an alternative to the philosophical mainstream. A ... More


Introduction

Edmund Heery

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The Introduction explains the purpose of the book: to provide an account of contemporary writing on work and employment that emphasizes the lines of division between unitary, pluralist, and critical ... More


Conclusion

Edmund Heery

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter draws the book to a close. It begins by restating the purpose of the volume: to provide an account of contemporary writing on work that uses the concept of frames of reference and ... More


Senior Managers and Lawyers on Behavioural Conflict at Work and the Missing Collective Dimension

Lizzie Barmes

in Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at Work: The Duality of Individual Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199691371
eISBN:
9780191748790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691371.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter constructs a theory from the interview data about the effects in UK workplaces of individual labour and equality rights. The overall message is that the closer management is to ... More


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