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Workplace flexibility, realigning 20th-century jobs for a 21st-century workforce, edited by Kathleen Christensen and Barbara Schneider

Label
Workplace flexibility, realigning 20th-century jobs for a 21st-century workforce, edited by Kathleen Christensen and Barbara Schneider
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-392) and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Workplace flexibility
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
430522958
Responsibility statement
edited by Kathleen Christensen and Barbara Schneider
Sub title
realigning 20th-century jobs for a 21st-century workforce
Table Of Contents
Introduction. Evidence of the Worker and Workplace Mismatch / Kathleen Christensen and Barbara Schneider -- Pt. 1. Twenty-First-Century Workers and Family Life -- 1. The Long Reach of the Job: Employment and Time for Family Life / Suzanne M. Bianchi and Vanessa R. Wight -- 2. Multitasking among Working Families: A Strategy for Dealing with the Time Squeeze / Shira Offer and Barbara Schneider -- 3. Coming Together at Dinner: A Study of Working Families / Elinor Ochs, Merav Shohet, Belinda Campos and Margaret Beck -- Pt. 2. The Misfit Between Old Workplaces and a New Workforce -- 4. Customizing Careers by Opting Out or Shifting Jobs: Dual-Earners Seeking Life-Course "Fit" / Phyllis Moen and Qinlei Huang -- 5. Keeping Engaged Parents on the Road to Success / Sylvia Ann Hewlett -- 6. Elderly Labor Supply: Work or Play? / Steven J. Haider and David S. Loughran -- Pt. 3. Workplace Flexibility: Voluntary Employer Practices in the United States -- 7. Employer-Provided Workplace Flexibility / Ellen Galinsky, Kelly Sakai, Sheila Eby, James T. Bond and Tyler Wigton -- 8. Will the Real Family-Friendly Employer Please Stand Up: Who Permits Work Hour Reductions for Childcare? / Robert Hutchens and Patrick Nolen -- 9. Workplace Flexibility for Federal Civilian Employees / Kathleen Christensen, Matthew Weinshenker and Blake Sisk -- 10. The Odd Disconnect: Our Family-Hostile Public Policy / Joan C. Williams -- Pt. 4. Workplace Flexibility: Practices from Abroad -- 11. Limiting Working Time and Supporting Flexibility for Employees: Public Policy Lessons from Europe / Janet C. Gornick -- 12. Parents' Experiences of Flexible Work Arrangements in Changing European Workplaces / Suzan Lewis and Laura den Dulk -- 13. Work Hours Mismatch in the United States and Australia / Robert Drago and Mark Wooden -- 14. Renewed Energy for Change: Government Policies Supporting Workplace Flexibility in Australia / Juliet Bourke -- 15. Flexible Employment and the Introduction of Work-Life Balance Programs in Japan / Machiko Osawa -- 16. Government Policies Supporting Workplace Flexibility: The State of Play in Japan / Sumiko Iwao -- Conclusions: Solving the Workplace/Workforce Mismatch / Kathleen Christensen and Barbara Schneider
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