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Title Contemporary Issues in Work and Organisations : Actors and Institutions
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (287 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I: Identifying the Changing Contours of Work; Introduction; References; 1. A dynamic work systems approach for analysing employment relations; Introduction; The changing nature of work and employment relations; Institutions governing work and employment relations; Forces of continuity and change; Conclusion; References; 2. The 'gigification' of work: Consideration of the challenges and opportunities; Introduction
Deploying a 'professionalisation' strategyTeacher perceptions of professionalisation strategies; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 8. Financialisation and the growth of low-wage, insecure work; Introduction; Financialisation: key issues and concepts; Financialisation, employment relations and inequality; Fast food franchises; The supermarket retail supply chain; Conclusion; Note; References; 9. Visualising organisations over time and space: The Visual Atlas of Australian Co-operatives; Introduction; Background; The project; Early findings; Conclusion; Notes; References
Introduction6. What have they ever done for us?: Unions in Australia; Introduction: Understanding unions in Australia; What are unions for?; Union origins: Colonial economies and employment relations; Crisis and change: the 1890s; Unions, state and society in the twentieth century; Union crisis; Conclusion; References; 7. Strategy and policy: The 'professionalisation' of teaching and the work of an Australian teachers' union; Introduction; Literature: Professionalisation in teaching and as union strategy; The professional landscape of New South Wales school education; Methods
Nationally mandated accreditation and professional registration: macro-level career boundariesIntegrating migration, mobility and career autonomy; Conclusion; References; 5. Feeling the heat: What future for organisations and work on a climate-changed world?; Introduction; The climate crisis; Business as usual as the dominant political imaginary; The neoliberal 'green' economy; Climate mobilisation and justice as an alternative path; Conclusion: A future for work and community beyond collapse?; References; PART II: Navigating the changing contours of work: The role of collective actors
Work in the gig economyThe regulation of gig work; Ethical challenges underpinning regulatory questions; Examples from the food-delivery sector; Conclusion; References; 3. The life cycle of women's employment in Australia and inequality markers; Introduction; Conclusion; Notes; References; 4. Migration, skill and career: Organisationally bounded and individually bonded; Introduction; Mobilising visas around migrant skills; Rethinking the concepts: boundaryless and protean migrant careers; Mesoand macro-level determinants of career autonomy
Summary In a complex and interconnected world, work and organisations are rapidly changing. This book addresses key emerging issues by adopting an imaginative and innovative approach. Its comprehensive coverage on work and organisations aim to: provide understanding of the external forces and institutions that are changing workplaces and organisations; examine how organisations are being managed from within and how this reshapes the way individuals and groups relate to each other, whether they be employers, employees, independent professionals or contingent workers; and integrate these two perspectives to show how both internal and external forces are interconnected and influence each other. By combining theory and case studies, the book illuminates how ideas and concepts can be applied to work and organisations in a variety of contexts
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PART III: Integrating the changing contours of work within organisations
Russell D. Lansbury is Emeritus Professor of Employment Relations at the University of Sydney Business School where he was Associate Dean (Research). Anya Johnson is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School, Work and Organisational Studies and Co-Directorof the Body Heart and Mind in Business research group. Diane van den Broek is Associate Professor in the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School
Subject Industrial relations
Organizational sociology
Industrial relations.
Organizational sociology.
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Anya
Lansbury, Russell D
Van den Broek, Diane
ISBN 0429439911