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Published: 21 March 2002

352 Pages | figures; tables; boxes


ISBN: 9780199248698

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Managing Employment Change

The New Realities of Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

  • Based upon rich empirical data from seven employment sectors: banking; local government; healthcare; journalism and printing; pharmaceuticals; food retail; and telecommunications
  • Discusses the growth of employment policies based upon reduction in labour costs and intensification of work
  • Argues for a more coordinated policy approach based upon the renewal of labour market institutions
  • Looks at the realities of work in the New Economy
  • Engages with the work of leading North American academics such as Cappelli and Kochan

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