Всего публикаций в данном разделе: 48
Опубликовано на портале: 21-12-2006Ред.: Paul Blyton, Betsy Blunsdon, Ali Dastmalchian
New-York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, 264 с.
The question of work-life balance and the difficulties of managing multiple roles is attracting considerable interest. This international collection broadens the focus of these debates and presents recent research findings that will further stimulate theoretical development and empirical studies. While much previous research has focused on the challenges faced by working mothers, the research presented in this collection introduces perspectives that have not been widely included in previous work in the field, such as the voice of children, the challenges that students face, the role of both employers and unions and how different occupational groups experience work-life balancing strategies.
Опубликовано на портале: 17-12-2009Robert Castel
Санкт-Петербург: Алетейя, 2009, cерия "Gallicinium", 576 с.
В книге дается широкая панорама становления наемного труда со Средних веков и до наших дней. Опираясь на идею проблематизации М.Фуко, автор делает историко-социологическую реконструкцию общества наемного труда. В книге раскрываются сущность, принципы и структура социальной политики, рассматривается история институтов социальной защиты населения. Для историков, социологов и социальных работников, а также преподавателей и студентов вузов социальной направленности.
Are Skills the Answer? The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries [книги]
Опубликовано на портале: 22-12-2006Colin Crouch, David Finegold, Mari Sako
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001, 296 с.
This study of vocational education in advanced industrial countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the study of the diversity of institutional forms taken by modern capitalism, and the difficulties currently surrounding the survival of that diversity. Rather than analysing economic institutions and governance in general, the authors specifically focus upon the key area of skill creation. The second theme is that of vocational education and training in its own right. While sharing the consensus that the advanced countries must secure competitive advantage in a global economy by developing highly-skilled work forces, the authors draw attention to certain awkward aspects of this approach that are often glossed over in general debate: 1. The employment-generating power of improvements in skill levels is limited: employment policy cannot depend fully on education policies; 2. While the acquisition of skills has become a major public need, there is increasing dependence for their provision on individual firms, with government action being restricted to residual care for the unemployed, rather than contributing at the leading edge of advanced skills policy. Covering France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, the UK, and the USA, this book provides a unique approach to education and training within the broader political and economic environment. As such, it will appeal to students, teachers, and practitioners concerned with vocational training, human resource management, industrial relations, and the sociology of the economy.
Опубликовано на портале: 11-12-2007Ronald Philip Dore
Geneva: International Labor Organization, 2004, 85 с.
The Sixth Nobel Peace Prize Social Policy Lectures were given in Tokyo from 1 to 3 December 2003. Professor Ronald Dore, Associate Researcher at the London School of Economics delivered the series, which was organized in collaboration with Tokyo University and the ILO Office in Japan. The theme of the lectures was "New Forms and Meanings of Work in an Increasingly Globalized World". Ronald Dore, a Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary Foreign Fellow of both the Japanese Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, is renowned for his pioneering work, analysing the transformation of labour markets in Japan and other industrial societies. The lectures focused on the evolution of work and relations at work with special reference to industrial societies. They were delivered in four separate sessions, and dealt with the following themes: (i) The pains and rewards of work in the twenty-first century; (ii) The concrete meanings of labour flexibility; (iii) The direction of social change and (iv) Global markets and national employment systems. Drawing on his academic contributions, spread over several decades, Dore discussed a range of analytically important issues concerning the course and the consequences of globalization within and across countries of the world. These issues included productivity growth, changes in working time, the transformation of workers’ interests into rights, the rise of individualism and metamorphosis of the bread-winner model, the division and fragmentation of the job-for-life model, the rising capital content of labour, flexibility as a tool for improving labour efficiency, the polarization of the workforce and the rise of income inequalities, the changing fortunes of the managerial class, the dilemma of reconciling social justice with meritocracy, competing models of capitalism, and the prospects for securing social justice in the face of rising inequalities. The lectures drew attention to a perceived trend in industrial societies towards a rising tolerance of inequalities. Globalization has always been associated with the rise of “market individualism” and a polarization of the workforce. As the pace of globalization has accelerated in recent years, the outcome has been rising inequality within labour markets. Quite significantly, this is accompanied by a rising tolerance of inequality, notably among the industrialized economies. The lecturer discussed whether this trend could be reversed through national economic and social policies. Even in an era of globalized markets, each country can still initiate a range of independent policy choices; the reach and effectiveness of these choices, however, tend to be circumscribed by the economic and cultural hegemony of industrially advanced economies.
Опубликовано на портале: 29-11-2007Ronald Philip Dore, Mari Sako
Изд-во: Routledge, 1998, cерия "Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies", 224 с.
Japan is regarded as a world leader in the field of education and training for improved economic performance. Yet success in Japan is often achieved by going against what is regarded as ideal practice elsewhere. This book offers the most comprehensive review available in English, fully updated from the first edition, of the many facets of Japanese vocational education and training. It covers the system from primary education through to in-job training offered by companies and provides a detailed study of current practice. This gives equal emphasis to formal training in explicitly vocational courses and informal training in factories, shops and offices. The authors are also concerned to analyse the difference between substantive 'person-changing' training and mere 'ability-labelling'. They raise important issues such as: to what extent does the need to package skills to provide convenient qualifications distort the actual training given? How efficient is it to rely on professional trainers to certify the acquisition of skills, rather than run separate testing systems? In Japanese companies the authors have discovered that pride in doing the job well is often the strongest motivation, and that much company training is carried out by colleagues.
Changing Places of Work [книги]
Опубликовано на портале: 21-12-2006Alan Felstead, Nick Jewson, Sally Walters
New-York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, 208 с.
The places and spaces of managerial and professional work are changing rapidly. Long-established routines and disciplines of the personal office are being superseded in a multiplicity of new locations, such as 'hot desks', 'touchdown areas', 'home offices', motorway service stations, airport lounges, cars, trains and planes. Drawing on original research, this book analyses the impact of these developments on the experience of time and space, privacy and surveillance, freedom and constraint in everyday working life.
Опубликовано на портале: 25-01-2007Bengt Furaker
New-York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, 272 с.
This book presents conceptual tools and theoretical perspectives that can be used to sociologically analyze labour markets in modern capitalist societies. It makes use of the rich heritage of sociological thinking and draws on the classical work of Marx, Weber and Durkheim as well as structural-functionalist contributions. Contemporary sociological thinking is criticized for its tendency to exaggerate change in labour markets while the need to consider continuity is emphasized. Conceptual tools and perspectives are applied based on concrete phenomena, as the author combines abstract theoretical reasoning with theoretically founded reflections on actual labour market developments.
Опубликовано на портале: 20-12-2006Irena Grugulis
New-York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, cерия "Management, Work and Organisations", 272 с.
This book focuses on the way people are developed at work; the skills that are encouraged, the way they are controlled and the implications they have for the people who possess and exercise them. Taking a critical perspective, Skill, Training and Human Resource Development draws on a wide range of research and covers an array of organizational practices - from managing culture and emotional labour to job design and qualifications - and adeptly considers the implications of these for the people involved.
Опубликовано на портале: 14-09-2004Charles R. Handy
Санкт-Петербург: Питер, 2001, 288 с.
Что ждет нас завтра? Какое влияние на вашу жизнь окажут грядущие неотвратимые перемены? Как подготовиться к этим изменениям так, чтобы и ваша личная жизнь, и ваш бизнес не только не пострадали, а, напротив, извлекли из них как можно больше выгоды? Свои ответы на эти и другие вопросы, касающиеся как далекого, так и ближайшего будущего, дает известный ученый, автор многочисленных бестселлеров, Чарльз Хэнди. В первую очередь эта книга адресована тем, кто работает в организациях или управляет ими, однако идеи, изложенные в работе, представляют интерес для всех, кто хочет научиться управлять своей судьбой.
Хэнди Ч. По ту сторону уверенности: о новом мире внутри и вокруг организаций / Ч. Хэнди ; [пер. с англ. С. Жильцова ; под общ. ред. Ю. Н. Каптуревского]. М.: Питер, 2002. 222 с. (Теория и практика менеджмента). [книга]
Опубликовано на портале: 01-07-2004
В этом увлекательном и захватывающем сборнике очерков классик мирового менеджмента Чарльз Хэнди берет нас с собой в интеллектуальное путешествие по изменяющемуся миру и показывает, как мы должны адаптироваться, чтобы не только выжить, но и преуспеть в новых экономических условиях. Книгу можно рекомендовать не только практикующим специалистам по менеджменту и маркетингу, так как она содержит много интересной и полезной информации, но и всем, кто хочет научиться жить в ногу со временем и не бояться будущего.
Опубликовано на портале: 18-12-2009Randy Hodson, Teresa A. Sullivan
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Pub Co, 2008, 232 с.
THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF WORK takes an analytical approach to the study of work that not only identifies and discusses substantive issues, but also allows students the opportunity to better develop their analysis, reasoning, and argumentative skills. The authors achieve this by combining their key areas of expertise: industrial sociology, occupations, and professions, to present a unified view of the sociology of work. Chapter topics are organized around the framework of five key themes: technology, global perspectives, class relations, gender, and race. The world of work, how it is changing, and the implications of these changes for individuals and families, is thoroughly explored in this contemporary and relevant text.
Опубликовано на портале: 20-12-2006Ред.: Diane Houston
New-York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, cерия "The Future of Work", 288 с.
As we begin the twenty-first century, UK employees work the longest hours in Europe. Workplace stress and home responsibilities are among the top five causes of absence from work. Yet work-life balance has emerged as a key concern for employers, policy makers and the media. This edited volume contains findings from 14 research projects within the ESRC's Future of Work Programme. The research examines the notion of employment flexibility and the effects of gender and care responsibilities on work and work performance. Conflicting needs of employers and employees and the gender divisions in work and family life call into question the feasibility of achieving the Government's aim of work-life balance for everyone.
Опубликовано на портале: 12-11-2007Sanford M. Jacoby
Изд-во: Princeton University Press, 1998, 360 с.
Winner of the 1998 Taft Labor History Award of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Books of 1998. In light of recent trends of corporate downsizing and debates over corporate responsibility, Sanford Jacoby offers a timely, comprehensive history of twentieth-century welfare capitalism, that is, the history of nonunion corporations that looked after the economic security of employees. Building on three fascinating case studies of "modern manors" (Eastman Kodak, Sears, and TRW), Jacoby argues that welfare capitalism did not expire during the Depression, as traditionally thought. Rather it adapted to the challenges of the 1930s and became a powerful, though overlooked, factor in the history of the welfare state, the labor movement, and the corporation. "Fringe" benefits, new forms of employee participation, and sophisticated anti-union policies are just some of the outgrowths of welfare capitalism that provided a model for contemporary employers seeking to create productive nonunion workplaces. Although employer paternalism has faltered in recent years, many Americans still look to corporations, rather than to unions or government, to meet their needs. Jacoby explains why there remains widespread support for the notion that corporations should be the keystone of economic security in American society and offers a perspective on recent business trends. Based on extensive research, Modern Manors greatly advances the study of corporate and union power in the twentieth century.
Опубликовано на портале: 20-12-2006Erol Kahveci, Theo Nichols
New-York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, 232 с.
This book is about an industry that has been entirely neglected by social scientists - the maritime car carrier industry. This industry is already globalized, probably more than any other with the possible exception of finance, which attracts a great deal more attention. The book examines the maritime car carrier industry in respect to changes in cost structure and dynamics; in ownership, freight, labour and other markets; in technological innovation and ship design; and in relation to car manufacturers, ship management companies and crewing agents.