The work-family challenge [electronic resource] :rethinking employment / edited by Suzan Lewis and Jeremy Lewis.
Contributor(s): Lewis, Suzan | Lewis, Jeremy.Material type: BookPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1996Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 175 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781849207058 (electronic bk.); 1849207054 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Corporate culture | Parental leave | Organizational change | Culture d'entreprise | Cong�e parental | Changement organisationnel | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Corporate culture | Organizational change | Parental leave | Arbeid | Gezin | Herverdeling van arbeid | Familie | Arbeit | Alltag | Aufsatzsammlung | Berufst�atigkeit | Frau | Arbeitsmarktpolitik | Organisationsentwicklung | USA | Europ�aische UnionGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 331.25 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Cover; Table of Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Part 1: The Context for Change; 1 -- Rethinking Employment: An Organizational Culture Change Framework; 2 -- Reconciling Employment and Family Responsibilities: A European Perspective; 3 -- Work-Family Reconciliation and the Law: Intrusion or Empowerment?; Part 2: Policy and Practice; 4 -- The Family-Friendly Employer in Europe; 5 -- The Restructuring of Work and Family in the United States: A New Challenge for American Corporations; 6 -- Formal and Informal Flexibility in the Workplace; 7 -- Corporate Relocation Policies.
In The Work-Family Challenge contributors from the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States explore the possibilities of challenging traditional employment structures to take account of contemporary work and family realities. They take a critical look at the notion of �family-friendly' employment, and explore ways in which the rapidly changing needs of both organizations and the workforce can be met. The volume argues that real progress requires moving the focus from specific policies and practices towards more systemic organizational change. It examines the contexts and opportunities - gl.
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