DescriptionContaining fourteen chapters by a well-known team of contributors from North America and Europe, this text focuses on the changing conditions of work today and the challenges these pose for workers.
About the Editors.
Introduction: The New World of Work: Ronald J. Burke (York University, Canada) and Cary L. Cooper (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology).
Part I: The Changing Work Environment:.
1. Organizational Transitions: Ronald J. Burke (York University, Canada).
2. Privatization and Outsourcing: Rita Campos e Cunha (Universidade Nova de Lisboa).
Part II: Changing Career Landscapes:.
3. Developmental Relationships at Work: A Learning Perspective: Douglas T. Hall (Boston University) and William A. Khan (Boston University).
4. Second Careers and Multiple Careers: Daniel C. Fieldman (University of South Carolina).
5. The Impact of Family Life on Career Decisions and Outcomes: Romila Singh (Drexel University), Jeffrey H. Greenhaus (Drexel University) and Saroj Parasuraman (Drexel University).
Part III: Changes to Jobs And Work:.
6. Contingent Work Contracts: Practice and Theory: Daniel G. Gallagher (James Madison University).
7. Reduced-Load Work Arrangements: The Changing Nature of Professional and Managerial Work: Mary Dean Lee (McGill University), Pierre-Guy Hourquet, and Shelley M. MacDermid (Purdue University).
8. Teleworking: A Primer for the Millennium Introduction: Linda Duxbury (Carleton University) and Christopher Higgins (University of Western Ontario).
Part IV: Changing Organizational Forms:.
9. The Virtual Organization: Wayne F. Cascio (University of Denver at Colorado).
10. Designing Change-Capable Organizations: Edward E. Lawler III (University of Southern California).
Part V: Comany Initiatives to Improve New Working Arrangements:.
11. Formal Mentoring: The Promise and the Precipice: Terri A. Scandura (University of Miami) and Ethlyn A. Williams (University of South Florida).
12. Self-Assessment Models and Quality/Excellence Awards: B. G. Dale (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology).
13. Best Practices for Advancing Women in Business Organizations: Mary C. Mattis (Catalyst, New York).
14. Towards a Culture for Work–Life Integration?: Suzan Lewis (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Jackie Dyer.
- Focuses on the effects of current changes on workers and work, rather than on organizations as a whole.
- Covers topical issues such as work-family concerns, teleworking, outsourcing and flexible work hours.
- Complements and supplements Burke and Cooper's "The Organization in Crisis" (Blackwell Publishers, 2000).