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Author Blyton, Paul,
Title Key concepts in work / Paul Blyton and Jean Jenkins.
Imprint Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2007.

Author Blyton, Paul,
Series SAGE key concepts
SAGE key concepts.
Subject Labor.
Alt Name Jenkins, Jean, 1956-
Author Blyton, Paul,
Series SAGE key concepts
SAGE key concepts.
Subject Labor.
Alt Name Jenkins, Jean, 1956-
Description 1 online resource (vi, 246 pages).
Note Includes graphical cross-reference mapper.
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.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9781849724333
9781848607415 (electronic book)
1848607415 (electronic book)
9781446215814 (ebook)
1446215814 (ebook)
9780761944782 (paperback)
0761944788 (paperback)
076194477X (hardback)
9780761944775 (hardback)
OCLC # 465217827
Additional Format Key concepts in work. Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2007 076194477X 9780761944775 (DLC) 2007924711 (OCoLC)148302067

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