Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work
By (author) Christina Garsten
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Workplace Vagabonds by Christina Garsten
Book DescriptionWhat does 'being flexible' mean in practice? What can the move towards flexible work contracts tell us about organizational change in general and about changing forms of workplace governance and control in particular? This book engages with transforming notions of career and community at a transnational temporary agency.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403917584
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Christina Garsten
Ethical Dilemmas in Management, Hardback (September 2008)
Engages with the issue of ethical dilemmas encountered in different organizations. Using illustrative accounts from corporate settings as a basis, this book explores the conditions that lead to ethical dilemmas and the strategies organizations adopt to deal with these dilemmas or steer away from them.
Market Matters, Hardback (November 2004)
In the age of globalization, people employ markets to solve problems, create capital, achieve political objectives, question economic processes and delineate moral values. This title examines cultural processes in modern markets, based on case studies from around the world.
Learning to be Employable, Hardback (December 2003)» View all books by Christina Garsten
This is a major study of the connection between the global discourse and local practices of employability and provides a valuable contribution to the workings of labour markets in the 21st century.
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Author Biography - Christina Garsten
CHRISTINA GARSTEN is Professor and Chair at the Department of Social Anthropology and Research Director at Score, Stockholm University. Her research interests lie in the anthropology of organizations and markets, with a focus on transnational processes.
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