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Job Insecurity: Coping with Jobs at Risk

Hartley, Jean; Jacobson, Dan; Klandermans, Bert and Van Vuuren, Tinka (1990). Job Insecurity: Coping with Jobs at Risk. London: Sage Publications Ltd.

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This book, which is concerned with the impact of job insecurity on individuals, organizations and industrial relations, is a major contribution to an increasingly important topic in an era of continued organizational restructuring and change.

The authors explore the personal experiences of job insecurity for individual employees and the variety of ways in which people cope with their feelings of uncertainty and ambiguity. They examine collective behaviour through the impact of job insecurity on union activities and union-management relations. They also explore the relationship between organizational effectiveness and job insecurity, and outline a number of strategies that organizations can adopt to address its potentially destructive impact. Finally, they argue that the issue requires positive action taken by government, employers and unions.

Item Type: Book
Copyright Holders: 1990 The Authors
ISBN: 0-8039-8253-4, 978-0-8039-8253-6
Keywords: job security; industrial relations
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for Public Leadership and Social Enterprise
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 36773
Depositing User: Beryl Ridgway
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2013 09:39
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:14
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