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Working patterns & practices

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

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Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day

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Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day

Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky

Psychology; Time management; Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

'If you want to achieve more (without going nuts), read this book.' Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of HabitWhat if you... [more]

$35.00

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The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

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The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload...

Daniel Levitin

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Time management; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

Demonstrates how easily we are bamboozled by statistical tricks, making his points with pithy stories. This book helps you... [more]

$24.99

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Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @Work

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Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @Work

Karen Jaw-Madson

Business & Economics; Personnel & human resources management; Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices

Hardback

Culture Your Culture is the comprehensive guide to Design of Work Experience, an innovative (and much needed) framework for... [more]

$55.99

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

Hardback

Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

$49.99

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Make Your Brain Work: How to Maximize Your Efficiency, Productivity and Effectiveness

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Make Your Brain Work: How to Maximize Your Efficiency, Productivity and...

Amy Brann

Psychology; Entrepreneurship; Time management; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Paperback

Become more efficient, effective and productive at work by applying the latest insights from neuroscience, presented in this... [more]

$37.99

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A Good Time to be a Girl: Don'T Lean in, Change the System

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A Good Time to be a Girl: Don'T Lean in, Change the System

Helena Morrissey

Gender studies: women; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

From the founder of the worldwide 30% Club campaign comes a career book for women in a transforming world who don't just want... [more]

$24.99

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Britain's Living Past: A Celebration of Britain's Surviving Traditional Cultural and Working Practices

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Britain's Living Past: A Celebration of Britain's Surviving Traditional...

Anthony Burton, Rob Scott

Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Working patterns & practices

Hardback

Britain's Living Past is a celebration of the best of the past, of things that have been preserved because they still matter... [more]

$49.99

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YOU, Incorporated: Your Career is Your Business

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YOU, Incorporated: Your Career is Your Business

Ines Temple

Business & management; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

A no-nonsense guide for those new to the workforce, looking for a job, career-changers and career builders. [more]

$22.99

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Homeworking Women: A Gender Justice Perspective

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Homeworking Women: A Gender Justice Perspective

Annie Delaney, Rosaria Burchielli, Shelley Marshall, Jane Tate

Gender studies: women; Working patterns & practices; Employment & labour law

Paperback

Homework; work that is categorised as informal employment, performed in the home, mainly for subcontractors and mostly undertaken... [more]

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Telecommuting: Modelling the Employer's and the Employee's Decision-Making Process

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Telecommuting: Modelling the Employer's and the Employee's Decision-Making...

Adriana Bernardino

Sociology: work & labour; Personnel & human resources management; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

Telecommuting has been regarded as a powerful tool to reduce traffic congestion, pollution and energy consumption. It also... [more]

$58.99

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Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder

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Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder

Chip Conley

Biography: business & industry; Social discrimination; Sociology: work & labour; Personnel & human resources management; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

In our increasingly accelerated world that venerates the new, bright and shiny, many of us in mid-career sense that the ground... [more]

$35.00

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Humane Capital: How to Create a Management Shift to Transform Performance and Profit

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Humane Capital: How to Create a Management Shift to Transform Performance...

Vlatka Hlupic

Business strategy; Business ethics; Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices

Hardback

Featuring a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.<br /><br />Despite... [more]

$45.00

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Organizational Identity and Memory: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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Organizational Identity and Memory: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Andrea Casey (George Washington University (USA))

Sociology: work & labour; Occupational & industrial psychology; Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices

Hardback

Organizational Identity and Memory analyzes the relationship between organizational identity and organizational memory, in... [more]

$242.00

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Homeworking Women: A Gender Justice Perspective

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Homeworking Women: A Gender Justice Perspective

Annie Delaney, Rosaria Burchielli, Shelley Marshall, Jane Tate

Gender studies: women; Working patterns & practices; Employment & labour law

Hardback

Homework; work that is categorised as informal employment, performed in the home, mainly for subcontractors and mostly undertaken... [more]

$221.00

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Management and Organization of Temporary Agency Work

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Management and Organization of Temporary Agency Work

Bas A. S. Koene, Christina Garsten, Nathalie Galais

Personnel & human resources management; Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

Over the past two decades the use of flexible employment relations has increased in most developed countries. The growth of... [more]

$77.99

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The Future of Organizations: Workplace Issues and Practices

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The Future of Organizations: Workplace Issues and Practices

Arvind K. Birdie (Vedataya Institute, Gurgaon, India)

Organisational theory & behaviour; Working patterns & practices

Hardback

This volume provides valuable insights into how organizations are changing and evolving and how human resource personnel,... [more]

$227.00

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Transnational Management and Globalised Workers: Nurses Beyond Human Resources

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Transnational Management and Globalised Workers: Nurses Beyond Human Resources...

Tricia Cleland Silva (Hanken School of Economics, Finland)

Labour economics; Personnel & human resources management; Working patterns & practices; Nursing management & leadership

Hardback

There are 60 million health care workers globally and most of this workforce consists of nurses, as they are key providers... [more]

$242.00

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The Business of Sleep: How Sleeping Better Can Transform Your Career

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The Business of Sleep: How Sleeping Better Can Transform Your Career

Vicki Culpin

Working patterns & practices

Hardback

While a number of world leaders may have claimed to be able to make do with five hours of sleep per night, for many people... [more]

$29.99

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A Good Time to be a Girl: Don'T Lean in, Change the System

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A Good Time to be a Girl: Don'T Lean in, Change the System

Helena Morrissey

Gender studies: women; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

From the founder of the worldwide 30% Club campaign comes a career book for women in a transforming world who don't just want... [more]

$27.99

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Professional Practices: Commitment and Capability in a Changing Environment

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Professional Practices: Commitment and Capability in a Changing Environment...

Tony Becher

Gender studies, gender groups; Sociology: work & labour; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

Focusing on six professions, this book investigates the differences, as well as the similarities, between and within professional... [more]

$75.99

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Detonate: Why - And How - Corporations Must Blow Up Best Practices (and bring a beginner's mind) To Survive

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Detonate: Why - And How - Corporations Must Blow Up Best Practices (and...

Geoff Tuff, Steven Goldbach

Working patterns & practices

Hardback

This book explains how organizations built up bad habits, identifies which ones masquerade as best practices, and suggests... [more]

$45.95

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Stress The Psychology of Managing Pressure: Practical Strategies to turn Pressure into Positive Energy

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Stress The Psychology of Managing Pressure: Practical Strategies to turn...

DK

Working patterns & practices; Coping with stress; Popular psychology

Paperback

Learn how to handle stress in every area of life, from the workplace to relationships, and emerge happier, healthier, and... [more]

$35.00

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HomeWork: Design Solutions for Working from Home

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HomeWork: Design Solutions for Working from Home

Anna Yudina

Working patterns & practices; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

A rich sourcebook of design ideas for incorporating workspaces into domestic spaces - through objects, spatial transformation... [more]

$32.99

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Kill Bad Meetings: Cut 50% of your meetings to transform your culture, improve collaboration, and accelerate decisions

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Kill Bad Meetings: Cut 50% of your meetings to transform your culture, improve...

Kevan Hall, Alan Hall

Time management; Working patterns & practices

Paperback

Kill Bad Meetings will show you how to save yourself a day a week of unnecessary meetings and improve the face to face and... [more]

$32.99

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