Contemporary employment relations: a critical introduction

Stephen Williams, D. Adam-Smith

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Abstract

Contemporary Employment Relations: A Critical Introduction offers an original, accessible, and critical approach to understanding employment relations. Based on up-to-date research studies, it considers recent developments in employment relations, defined as the way in which employment relationships are regulated, experienced, and contested. A thematic approach to the subject helps to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of employment relations, enabling students to develop an appropriate level of knowledge and understanding of this key area of economic, social, and political life. The book is packed with up-to-date case studies to show how theory applies to real-life examples, from Royal Mail to McDonalds, Kettle Chips and Ryanair. Online Resource Centre: For Lecturers: Case study guide to accompany end-of-chapter case studies in the text PowerPoint slides Guide to web cases Guide to end of chapter questions Two video clips featuring practitioners from the TUC and Molly Maid UK discussing employee relations in both a commercial and a not-for-profit organization Figures and tables from the book in electronic format For Students: Annual updates Interactive flashcard glossary Web links Web case studies
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages426
ISBN (Print)9780199545438
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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