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Overwork and market discipline

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

in Market, Class, and Employment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes and deals with a set of ideas linking overwork to external, market discipline. It begins with a discussion of ideas behind the market discipline thesis about overwork. It also ... More


Finding and Maintaining Employment: Lessons from Workplace Nondiscrimination Measures in High-Income Countries

Susanne M. Bruyère and Sara A. Van Looy

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores ways to measure the effect that different workplace policies and practices have on the ability of individuals with disabilities to enter and subsequently remain in the labor ... More


Individual Rights and Collective Agents: The Role of Old and New Workplace Institutions in the Regulation of Labor Markets

David Weil

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

As representatives of individual employees, labor market institutions can affect the process of workplace regulation in two very different ways. First, they can affect the political process in ... More


Work, family and organisations in transition: setting the context

Suzan Lewis, Julia Brannen, and Ann Nilsen

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Most young Europeans expect to combine paid work and parenting at the same time in their life course, although they do not have a clear idea on how easy or difficult it will be to manage and support ... More


Changing contexts, enduring roles? Working parents in Portuguese public and private sector organisations

Maria das Dores Guerreiro, Pedro Abrantes, and Inês Pereira

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter contrasts and compare organisational change as it affects working parents in social services and finance consultancy. It shows how a consultancy company abided by general labour laws and ... More


In conclusion

Julia Brannen, Suzan Lewis, and Ann Nilsen

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter aims to create a comparative analysis of the findings from all the cases studies presented in the book with respect to one of the key questions addressed in the book: how do public ... More


Translating Knowledge to Practice, and the Way Forward

Susanne M. Bruyère, Ellice Switzer, Sara VanLooy, Sarah von Schrader, and Linda Barrington

in Disability and Employer Practices: Research across the Disciplines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700583
eISBN:
9781501703454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700583.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This concluding chapter traces the pathways from knowledge creation to knowledge diffusion that can be used to fully realize the benefits of a transdisciplinary model. It describes the advantages and ... More


Working parenthood in a social services context: a UK case

Julia Brannen

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is about the experiences of working parents with young children in the UK as they are located in and experience one particular kind of workplace — a social services department situated ... More


Engaging Employers as Stakeholders

Linda Barrington

in Disability and Employer Practices: Research across the Disciplines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700583
eISBN:
9781501703454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700583.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter outlines the premise of this book as a whole, and presents methods for directly involving employers in the research process. It reviews the characteristics of employers that should be ... More


Work—life initiatives and organisational change in a UK private sector company: a transformational approach?

Suzan Lewis and Janet Smithson

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the UK private sector finance organisation which claims to have moved beyond the work-life policy implementation to address organisational culture change. A drive for culture ... More


Comparing flexible working arrangements across organisational contexts

Ann Nilsen, Suzan Lewis, and Julia Brannen

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is divided in two parts, with a central focus on parents' need for flexible working arrangements in order effectively and efficiently to manage their everyday lives. The first part of ... More


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