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Description - Understanding Work and Employment by Peter Ackers

This collection analyses, advertises and criticizes the contribution of industrial relations to social science understanding. It brings together scholars to reconsider the theoretical foundations of industrial relations and its potential contribution to the wider understanding of work and economic life, to learn what it can gain from a stronger engagement with these surrounding disciplines and national traditions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199240661
ISBN-10: 0199240663
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 24mm)
Pages: 380
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 27-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Ackers

Peter Ackers is Reader in Employment Relations at Loughborough University Business School. Co-author of New Development in Employee Involvement (Employment Department 1992) and co-editor of The New Workplace and Trade Unionism (Routledge 1996), he has published widely in academic journals and edited collections on industrial relations, the sociology of work, and labour history. Adrian Wilkinson is Professor of Human Resource Management at Loughborough University Business School. Co-author of New Development in Employee Involvement (Employment Department 1992), Core Personnel and Development (1996), Managing with TQM (1998), and co-editor of Making Quality Critical (1995), he has published widely in academic journals and edited collections on industrial relations, HRM, and TQM.

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