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Macmillan Higher Education

Reassessing the Employment Relationship

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Palgrave

Pages: 480
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Management, Work and Organisations

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Paperback - 9780230221727

15 December 2010

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10 November 2010

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Reassessing the Employment Relationship is an edited volume written by leading academics at Cardiff Business School. Reflecting on the employment relationship as one of the central institutions of advanced capitalist...

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Reassessing the Employment Relationship is an edited volume written by leading academics at Cardiff Business School. Reflecting on the employment relationship as one of the central institutions of advanced capitalist economies, it provides an extensive survey of the changing world of work. The book offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the contemporary workplace, and focuses on the key influences that are shaping the employment relationship - globalization, financialization, regulation and the search for ethical standards in human resource management. There is insightful and authoritative treatment of some of the main developments in the employment relationship, such as the rise of knowledge and customer service work, increasing income inequality, new forms of management control over work, the spread of non-union industrial relations and the rise to prominence of work-life integration.

Reassessing the Employment Relationship provides a critical yet accessible look at the changing employment relationship, and is an indispensible aid to students studying Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management, Organizational Studies, and Business Ethics.

PAUL BLYTON is Professor of Industrial Relations and Industrial Sociology at Cardiff University, UK.

EDMUND HEERY is Professor of Employment Relations at Cardiff University, UK.

PETER TURNBULL is Professor of Human Resource Management and Labour Relations at Cardiff University, UK.

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Written by a team of leading experts of international standing from the fields of HRM, employee relations and organizational sociology
Will appeal to an international audience
Examines key developments in theory, research and practice

Introduction
The Critical Future of HRM Research
Personnel Economics and the Employment Relationship
New Forms of Control in Contemporary Work Organizations
Reassessing Identities in and of Organizations
Reassessing Markets and the Employment Relationship
Reassessing Governance and the Employment Relationship
Reassessing Employment Law
Bringing Employment Cack In: a Critique of Current Theorising of Inter-organizational Relations
Customer Service and Customer Service Work; E.OgbonnaWork and Non-Work Life: an Assessment
Assessing Voice
Managing Knowledge Work: Towards a Critical Understanding
The Future of Equality Agendas: the Problems of Intersectionality in Theory and Practice
The Employment Relationship in the Public Sector: Does it Retain its Distinctiveness?
Ask Not What HRM Can Do for Performance but What HRM Did to Performance
Wages and the Employment Relationship – Low Pay, High Pay and Occupational Pay
Reassessing Varieties of Capitalism: the Changing Employment Relationship in Germany and Japan
Globalization and Employment Relations
Ethics, Employment and Poverty in the Global Market Place
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PAUL BLYTON is Professor of Industrial Relations and Industrial Sociology at the University of Cardiff, UK.

EDMUND HEERY is Professor of Employment Relations at the University of Cardiff, UK.

PETER TURNBULL is Professor of Human Resource Management and Labour Relations at the University of Cardiff, UK.

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PAUL BLYTON is Professor of Industrial Relations and Industrial Sociology at the University of Cardiff, UK.

EDMUND HEERY is Professor of Employment Relations at the University of Cardiff, UK.

PETER TURNBULL is Professor of Human Resource Management and Labour Relations at the University of Cardiff, UK.

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