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How Common is Workplace Transformation and Who Adopts it?
The author, using data on 694 U.S. manufacturing establishments from a 1992 survey, examines the incidence of innovative work practices (teams, job rotation, quality circles, and Total QualityExpand
Work Reorganization in an Era of Restructuring: Trends in Diffusion and Effects on Employee Welfare
High Performance Work Organizations (HPWOs) took root in the early 1990s but then faced an environment of organizational turmoil and restructuring. This paper, drawing on a second-round survey ofExpand
Work Family Programs and the Employment Relationship
This research was supported by the Spencer Foundation. I am grateful to Rose Batt for superb research assistance and to Lotte Bailyn, Steve Barley, Peter Cappelli, David Knoke, and Maureen Scully forExpand
The Mutual Gains Enterprise: Forging a Winning Partnership among Labor, Management, and Government
Human resources, national competitiveness and employee welfare the mutual gains enterprise choice and diffusion of mutual gains strategies human resources and organizational governance the role ofExpand
The Wage Effects of High Performance Work Organization in Manufacturing
An unresolved question about now-widespread innovative work systems such as teams and quality programs is whether they influence wage determination. This study examines that possible association inExpand
Change at Work
This book illuminates what is really happening in the American workplace. The contributors explain how the widespread restructuring of American firms-usually resulting in a reduction of the workforceExpand
Employment Futures: Reorganization, Dislocation, and Public Policy
American industry, in meeting the challenge of foreign competition, has experienced a paradoxical change in labour relations. On the one hand, firms have stressed worker involvement and commitment;Expand
The Truth About Middle Managers: Who They Are, How They Work, Why They Matter
Chapter 1: What's Happened to Middle Managers? Chapter 2: The Shifting Context of Middle Management Chapter 3: What Do the Data Show? Chapter 4: The Work Chapter 5: Climbing the Ladder -- or NotExpand