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Key concepts in work / Paul Blyton and Jean Jenkins.

By: Blyton, Paul.
Contributor(s): Jenkins, Jean, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SAGE key concepts.Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, c2007Description: 246 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780761944782 (pbk.); 9780761944775 (hbk.).Subject(s): LaborDDC classification: 331 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Absence and turnover -- Alienation -- Bureaucracy -- Career -- Collective bargaining -- Conflict -- Consent -- Customers -- Discrimination -- Domestic work -- Effort and intensity -- Emotional labour -- Employment patterns -- Flexibility -- Fordism -- Globalization and labour migration -- Human relations -- Informal work -- Job design -- Job satisfaction -- Job security -- Knowledge work -- Labour process -- The law and contract of employment -- Management -- Motivation and commitment -- Organizational culture -- Organizations : networks and alliances -- Participation and involvement -- Pay and performance -- Perspectives on work -- Power and authority -- Presenteeism -- Psychological contracts -- Redundancy -- Scientific management -- Skill -- Surviving work -- Teamworking -- Technology -- Teleworking -- Trade unions -- Unemployment and underemployment -- Voluntary work -- Working time -- Work-life balance.
Summary: Clearly and concisely explains the central ideas, debates and theories of work and offers a broad overview of the social, political and economic contexts of work illustrated from diverse industrial societies. Each entry begins with a snapshot definition followed by key words and guidance for further reading.
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Table of contents Absence and turnover --
Alienation --
Bureaucracy --
Career --
Collective bargaining --
Conflict --
Consent --
Customers --
Discrimination --
Domestic work --
Effort and intensity --
Emotional labour --
Employment patterns --
Flexibility --
Fordism --
Globalization and labour migration --
Human relations --
Informal work --
Job design --
Job satisfaction --
Job security --
Knowledge work --
Labour process --
The law and contract of employment --
Management --
Motivation and commitment --
Organizational culture --
Organizations : networks and alliances --
Participation and involvement --
Pay and performance --
Perspectives on work --
Power and authority --
Presenteeism --
Psychological contracts --
Redundancy --
Scientific management --
Skill --
Surviving work --
Teamworking --
Technology --
Teleworking --
Trade unions --
Unemployment and underemployment --
Voluntary work --
Working time --
Work-life balance.

Clearly and concisely explains the central ideas, debates and theories of work and offers a broad overview of the social, political and economic contexts of work illustrated from diverse industrial societies. Each entry begins with a snapshot definition followed by key words and guidance for further reading.

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