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Remigrants and professional life

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on another aspect of remigrant life: professional life. It observes that the immigrant experience has a profound influence over workplace behavior, relationships between ... More


Research on Organizational Context

Lawrence A. Palinkas

in Translation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195398489
eISBN:
9780199928583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398489.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter considers the methodological challenges and strategies at the organizational level of the translation process. Organizational factors include organizational structure, culture and ... More


Genetic Influences on Attitudes, Behaviors, and Emotions in the Workplace

Remus Ilies and Nikolaos Dimotakis

in The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226127156
eISBN:
9780226127293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127293.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the ways in which biological and genetic factors can influence individual attitudes, cognition, and behavior at work. We argue that there are substantial genetic components to ... More


Work, Ambition, and Envy

A. L. Epstein

in In the Midst of Life: Affect and Ideation in the World of the Tolai

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520075627
eISBN:
9780520911642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520075627.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with a discussion of Tolai attitudes toward work, arguing that restlessness encapsulates much of what lies at the back of such attitudes. But what promotes this restlessness? ... More


Thinking through the Stones: Workers’ Images and Expressions

Mohammad Talib

in Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Stone quarrying played a central role in the social and symbolic world of the stone quarry workers in Delhi. The symbolic universe of the workers was invariably comprised of the workers' perception ... More


The Bright, Dark, and Unlit Sides of Work Passion: Predicting Work Performance and Attitudes

Violet T. Ho and Marina N. Astakhova

in Passion for Work: Theory, Reseach, and Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190648626
eISBN:
9780190648657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648626.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews and integrates published articles that examine passion for one’s work as a direct or indirect predictor of work-related performance (task performance, business performance, and ... More


Career choice: like mother, like daughter

Jill Armstrong

in Like Mother, Like Daughter?: How Career Women Influence Their Daughters' Ambition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334088
eISBN:
9781447334132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334088.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter demonstrates that mothers in high-status career roles are, in most cases, the primary influence over their daughters' career expectations. The mothers with careers in the study often ... More


Management and labour

Alastair J. Reid

in The Tide of Democracy: Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081033
eISBN:
9781781702949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081033.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the lack of close management control of labour in shipbuilding, which is attributed to the nature of the industry's product. Its scale and variety made the overall supervision ... More


Labor Practices and Outcomes across Countries: Analysis of a Single Multinational Firm

Richard B. Freeman, Douglas Kruse, and Joseph Blasi

in International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261942
eISBN:
9780226261959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261959.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores country differences in the labor practices, attitudes toward work, and the economic performance of workers and establishments in a data set that covers 29,353 workers in a ... More


Understanding and Assessing Organizational Social Context (OSC)

Anthony L. Hemmelgarn and Charles Glisson

in Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human Services: Understanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190455286
eISBN:
9780190455316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455286.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the OSC measurement system. The OSC measure assesses culture, climate, and worker attitudes as the key components of OSC. Including multiple dimensions of culture and climate, ... More


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