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Changing employment relations [electronic resource] : behavioral and social perspectives / edited by Lois E. Tetrick and Julian Barling.

Contributor(s): Tetrick, Lois E | Barling, Julian.
Series: APA science volumes. Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c1995Edition: 1st ed.Description: xix, 385 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Subject(s): Psychology, Industrial -- Congresses | Work environment -- Congresses | Industrial relations -- Congresses | Labor unions -- Congresses | Quality of work life -- Congresses | Psychology, Industrial -- congresses | Labor Unions -- congressesAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 331/.011 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: Shifts in economic, political, and social structures are occurring on an international scale and resulting in unprecedented changes in employment relations. These changes include the trend toward more part-time, contingent, and female workers in the workforce and a decrease in the number of unionized employees. This edited volume provides a broad up-to-date review of related critical issues joined with current representative research in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. The book identifies relevant changes and discusses their effects on populations as diverse as adjunct professors and blue collar workers. The volume also focuses on adaptation to change through discussion of union relations and union member participation and commitment in the face of these changes. Chapters also cover the unique, yet universal, problems experienced in Sweden, the Netherlands, the UK, and Canada, in addition to the US. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
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Shifts in economic, political, and social structures are occurring on an international scale and resulting in unprecedented changes in employment relations. These changes include the trend toward more part-time, contingent, and female workers in the workforce and a decrease in the number of unionized employees. This edited volume provides a broad up-to-date review of related critical issues joined with current representative research in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. The book identifies relevant changes and discusses their effects on populations as diverse as adjunct professors and blue collar workers. The volume also focuses on adaptation to change through discussion of union relations and union member participation and commitment in the face of these changes. Chapters also cover the unique, yet universal, problems experienced in Sweden, the Netherlands, the UK, and Canada, in addition to the US. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)

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Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 1996. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s1996 dcunns.

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