Contemporary Employment Relations
A Critical Introduction
Contemporary Employment Relations by Steve Williams
Book DescriptionContemporary Employment Relations: a Critical Introduction offers an original, accessible, and critical approach to understanding employment relations. Based on up-to-date research studies, it considers recent developments in employment relations, defined as the way in which employment relationships are regulated, experienced, and contested. A thematic approach to the subject helps to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of employment relations, enabling students to develop an appropriate level of knowledge and understanding of this key area of economic, social, and political life. Among the topics covered by the book are: BL the implications of globalization for employment relations BL the role of the European Union BL the significance of 'family-friendly' and 'work-life balance' policies BL the nature of employment relations in non-union firms BL the dynamics of workplace partnership BL the impact of minimum wage and working time legislation BL the causes and effects of work intensification. Online Resource Centre For lecturers: PowerPoint slides; case study guide; guide to end-of-chapter qustions; guide to web pages. For students: annotated web links; updates to legislation, policy and research; additional case studies; and a glossary of key terms.
Buy Contemporary Employment Relations book by Steve Williams from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780199272433
(246mm x 189mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Steve Williams
Introducing Employment Relations, Paperback (April 2017)
The most trusted and thought-provoking introduction to employment relations, this book examines key employee relations issues from a critical perspective using contemporary research and a wealth of real-life examples and carefully designed learning features.
Story of Space, Hardback (April 2017)
This beautiful follow-up to The Story of Life brings to life the story of our universe for younger children.
Out of the Rough, Paperback (April 2016)» View all books by Steve Williams
One of the most successful caddies of the modern era, having amassed 150 wins, Kiwi Steve Williams has worked with some of the golfing world's best, including 13 years on the bag of Tiger Woods. This book presents his candid reflection on his years caddying for Tiger Woods, Greg Norman, Raymond Floyd, Terry Gale, Ian Baker-Finch and Adam Scott.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Contemporary Employment Relations book by Steve Williams and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Steve Williams
Steve Williams is a Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations at the University of Portsmouth Business School. He has researched and written about workplace partnership, vocational qualifications policy, the National Minimum Wage, employment relations in further education colleges, and trade unionism. Derek Adam-Smith is Head of the Department of Human Resource and Marketing Management at the University of Portsmouth Business School. He was formerly a Principal Lecturer in Employment Relations in the same institution. He has researched and published articles about HIV and AIDS at work, the National Minimum Wage, and the effects of the Working Time Regulations.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.