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The future of employment relations, new paradigms, new developments, edited by Adrian Wilkinson and Keith Townsend - hbk

"Discussing some fundamental theories and approaches to work and employment relations, and their connection to broader political and societal changes occurring throughout the world, this book contains a series of informed contributions written by prominent leading scholars from across the globe in their respective fields"--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
1. New directions in employment relations / Keith Townsend and Adrian Wilkinson -- Part I. Managing People in Organizations: 2. High performance human resources (HPHR) / David Lewin; 3. Gender, equality, diversity and a new industrial relations paradigm? / Gill Kirton; 4. Employment relations across organizational boundaries / Mick Marchington, Kari Hadjivassiliou, Rose Martin, and Annette Cox; 5. Franchise firms: changing employment relations / Ashlea Kellner, Keith Townsend, and Adrian Wilkinson -- Part II. New Perspectives on Employment: 6. Engaged in what? So what? a role-based perspective for the future of employee engagement / Theresa M.Welbourne; 7. Developing a contemporary approach to conceptualising employee actions / Keith Townsend and James Richards; 8. Heads, hearts, and now bodies: employee looks and lookism at work / Chris Warhurst, Diane van den Broek, Dennis Nickson, and Richard Hall; 9. Trust, HRM and the employment relationship / Graham Dietz, Akinwunmi Martins, and Rosalind Searle -- Part III. Employment Relations and the Society: 10. Workplace partnership and the future trajectory of employment relations within liberal market economies / Tony Dobbins and Tony Dundon; 11. The global financial crisis and employment relations / David Peetz, Stephane Le Quex, and Ann Frost; 12. Sustainability and HRM: a model and suggestions for future research / Ina Ehnert; 13. Corporate governance systems and industrial relations / Chris Brewster, Marc Goergen, and Geoffrey Wood
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xi, 259 p. :, ill. ;, 23 cm

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