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Title Fragmenting work : blurring organizational boundaries and disordering hierarchies / edited by Mick Marchington [and others].
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Subject Personnel management -- Great Britain.
Business networks -- Great Britain.
Organizational change -- Great Britain.
Employees -- Great Britain.
Alt Name Marchington, Mick,
Description 1 online resource
Note Title from title screen.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Fragmenting work across organizational boundaries / Damian Grimshaw [and others] -- Inter-organizational networks: trust, power, and the employment relationship / Damian Grimshaw [and others] -- Blurring the boundaries to the employment relationship: from single to multi-employer relationships / Jill Rubery [and others] -- The strategic management of contracting in the private sector / Marilyn Carroll [and others] -- Public-private contracting: performance, power, and change at work / Damian Grimshaw, Gail Hebson -- The role of boundary-spanning agents in inter-organizational contracting / Mick Marchington [and others] -- Employment policy and practice: crossing borders and disordering hierarchies / Jill Rubery, Jill Earnshaw -- Commitment and identity across organizational boundaries / Fang Lee Cooke [and others] -- Changing boundaries, shaping skills: the fragmented organizational form and employee skills / Irena Grugulis, Steven Vincent -- Gender and new organizational forms / Gail Hebson, Irena Grugulis -- Prospects for worker voice across organizational boundaries / Mick Marchington [and others] -- Conclusion: Redrawing boundaries, reflecting on practice and policy / Damian Grimshaw [and others].
Summary This work examines the way in which employment is managed across organisational boundaries. It analyses how public-private partnerships, franchises and other forms of inter-firm contractual relations impact on work and employment and the experiences of those working in these significant forms of organisation.
ISBN 0199262233
0199262241 (pbk.)
9780199262243 (pbk.)
OCLC # 243597424