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American Multinationals in EuropeManaging Employment Relations Across National Borders

American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book addresses some of the major contemporary issues in comparative business and employment relations. At its core are the findings of a four-year international exploration of the management of ... More

Are Skills the Answer?The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This study of the problems confronting institutions for the creation of occupational skills in seven advanced industrialised countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the ... More

The Arts of Leadership

The Arts of Leadership

Keith Grint

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best ... More

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of WorkNew Forms of Informal Control

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Peter Fleming

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Personal authenticity was once a reference point from which critics and labour activists sought to challenge the domination of the corporation. Now it has entered into the parlance of managerial ... More

Bridging the Gender GapSeven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Despite decades of efforts to promote gender equality, most leadership positions in business, politics, education, and even NGOs are occupied by men, and most people still work in occupations ... More

The Collegial PhenomenonThe Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Emmanuel Lazega

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Organizations performing non-routine, innovative, often knowledge-intensive tasks, for example, professional partnerships need a rather flat, collegial, and non-bureaucratic structure. This book ... More

Consultation at WorkRegulation and Practice

Consultation at Work: Regulation and Practice

Mark Hall and John Purcell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199605460
eISBN:
9780191746062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605460.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The practice of consultation between senior managers and employee representatives has a long history in British employment relations yet has often been a poor cousin to collective bargaining. Two ... More

Corporate E-LearningAn Inside View of IBM's Solutions

Corporate E-Learning: An Inside View of IBM's Solutions

Luther Tai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311310
eISBN:
9780199789948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311310.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book examines how corporate e-learning is developed, implemented and how effectiveness is determined at IBM. It addresses the following questions: Why e-learning? How is e-learning developed? ... More

Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

The chapters in this book address the state of Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice at a critical moment. They are based on detailed and intensive fieldwork in large Japanese ... More

Developing Leaders by Executive CoachingPractice and Evidence

Developing Leaders by Executive Coaching: Practice and Evidence

Andromachi Athanasopoulou and Sue Dopson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681952
eISBN:
9780191761713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

In its approximately twenty-five years of existence, the executive coaching field has rapidly grown, becoming a highly profitable market globally. It emerges as a recognized approach to improve ... More

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