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The Aging Workforce: Implications for Human Resource Management Research and Practice  

Donald M. Truxillo, David M. Cadiz, and Jennifer R. Rineer

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Apr 2017
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Aug 2014
This article examines the implications of an aging workforce for human resource management (HRM). It first looks at research and theories relevant to understanding age-related changes at ... More

Clinical Ethics Support in Contemporary Health Care: Origins, Practices, and Evaluation  

Evan Doran, Ian Kerridge, Christopher Jordens, and Ainsley J. Newson

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
This chapter discusses clinical ethics support services (CES Services), the development of which has arisen to help respond to ethical issues arising in health care settings. CES services ... More

Doing Gender Differently: Men in Caring Occupations  

Ruth Simpson

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Mar 2014
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Dec 2013
This article explores some of the ways in which men, in the context of Australia and the UK, ‘do’ gender in a non-traditional occupational context. It looks at the challenges men face in a ... More

Employment Relations in Liberal Market Economies  

Gregory Jackson and Anja Kirsch

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Mar 2014
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May 2014
In this chapter Gregory Jackson and Anja Kirsch review changes in employment relations in six countries broadly recognized as liberal market economies. They compare these cases on numerous ... More

Gender and Careers: Obstacles and Opportunities  

Valerie N. Streets and Debra A. Major

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Mar 2014
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Dec 2013
This chapter explores the leaky pipeline model of career development, which describes how women and girls are disproportionately affected by obstacles encountered along the educational and ... More

HRM and the Worker: Labor Process Perspectives  

Paul Thompson and Bill Harley

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article argues that there are at least three core claims to which most scholars of HRM subscribe. The first is that major changes in the nature of the environment in which ... More

Human Relations  

Kyle Bruce and Chris Nyland

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
As ritualistically conveyed in management and organization studies textbooks, the Human Relations ‘school’ of management (HRS) is understood to have emerged from investigations into human ... More

International and Comparative Perspectives on Employee Participation  

Nick Wailes and Russell D. Lansbury

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article seeks to modify and extend the Varieties of Capitalism (VofC) approach in a way that makes it possible for it to account for both within country diversity and the role which ... More

The Migration–Development Nexus, Women Workers, and Transnational Employment Relations  

Samanthi J. Gunawardana and Lindah Mhando

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Mar 2014
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May 2014
This chapter explores the interplay of the migration–development nexus, unskilled women’s migration patterns, and the transitions taking place in and around global and local labour markets ... More

Patient Safety and Quality  

Jeffrey Braithwaite and Liam Donaldson

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
Over the last 25 years we have learned how providers can fall short of their goals, and deliver care which is below expectations. In response, nations and the international community ... More

Unions: Practices and Prospects  

Peter Fairbrother

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Mar 2014
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May 2014
The chapter focuses on trade unionism, particularly over the last three decades. It begins the analysis with the observation that unions face challenges, relating to organization, ... More

Work, Bodies, Care: Gender and Employment in a Global World  

Barbara Pocock

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Mar 2014
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May 2014
In this chapter Barbara Pocock explores gender and employment issues. She points to long historical legacies and continuities in work and gender, despite the changes brought about by ... More

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