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This book provides a comparative study of human resource management, employment relations, and production systems in automobile factories in the BRIC countries Brazil, Russia, India, and China. It compares the experiences of two major multinational companies, Volkswagen and Toyota, as well as of domestic automobile manufacturers.
The Tao of Work Fu: Principles, Practices and Possibilities to Accelerate Your Effectiveness at Work for the Rest of Your Career
By Steve Chad
Want to learn how to shine at work? Want to achieve your work goals more easily? Want to know how work actually works? Getting to grips with the real dynamics of the workplace can seem daunting, especially when starting out. If you want to build a sustainable career that you...
Demonstrates how easily we are bamboozled by statistical tricks, making his points with pithy stories. This book helps you to learn how we got here and why smart organization improves our memories and attention - and makes us more imaginative and clear-sighted.
By David Clark
Mission in the world of work has been neglected by the churches within the UK for decades. The Kingdom at Work Project addresses this crippling failure. It sets out a new and comprehensive model of mission for the transformation of the workplace.
Beyond Diversity and Intercultural Management develops a change model designed to challenge prevailing paradigms in the literature and conversations about equal employment opportunity, diversity, and intercultural management.
This book is an exploration into the current world of relationships in the workplace. It focuses on the ways in which organizational relationships - be they friendships, superior-subordinate relationships, negative relationships, romantic liaisons or simply membership to a social network - can influence and affect our experience of work.
By Jason Fried
For too long our lives have been dominated by the `under one roof' Industrial Revolution model of work. The technology to work remotely and to avoid the daily grind of commuting and meetings has finally come of age, and bestselling authors Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson are the masters...
'Screw Work, Let's Play' will show readers why they will have far greater success, happiness and wealth from playing all day. Richard Branson, Steve Jobs and Warren Buffet all became billionaires by having fun, and you can too starting right now.
Coming to grips with work hours requires difficult choices by individuals, families, organizations and society at large. This title examines the effects of work hours on individual, family and organizational health. It also considers why some people work long hours and the potential costs and benefits of this investment.
Uniting the Virtual Workforce: Transforming Leadership and Innovation in the Globally Integrated Enterprise
By Edward Baker
As our society continues its transition from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age, new challenges are being introduced into the workplace. Organizational models are shifting toward large, global networks of employees connected to each other through technology, giving rise to a new phenomenon, Virtual Distance.