Work Simply

Author: Carson Tate
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241972205
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In Work Simply, renowned productivity expert Carson Tate helps you discover your personal working style, so you never have to feel overwhelmed again. Your time is under attack. You just can't get enough done. You spend more time managing your productivity than doing actual work. Sound familiar? In Work Simply, renowned productivity expert Carson Tate offers a step-by-step guide to making work simple again. It's about using the style that works best for you. Most of us fit into one of four productivity styles: people-focused Arrangers; goal-oriented Prioritizers; Visualizers, who comprehend the big picture; and Planners, who live for the details. In this book, you'll learn how to identify your own style and the styles of those around you; how to maximize your effectiveness; and why a messy desk is right for some, but a disaster for others. You'll discover a productivity system that truly fits you - and you'll never feel overwhelmed again.

The Handbook Of Work And Health Psychology

Author: Marc J. Schabracq
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470855835
Size: 20,71 MB
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Workplace health is now recognised as having major legal, financial and efficiency implications for organizations. Psychologists are increasingly called on as consultants or in house facilitators to help design work processes, assess and counsel individuals and advise on change management. The second edition of this handbook offers a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date survey of the field with a focus on the applied aspects of work and health psychology. An unrivalled source of knowledge and references in the field, for students and academics, this edition also reflects the need to relate research to effective and realistic interventions in the workplace. * Editors are outstanding leaders in their fields * Focuses on linking research to practice * Over 50% new chapters. New topics include Coping, The Psychological Contract and Health, Assessment and Measurement of Stress and Well-Being, the Effects of Change, and chapters of Conflict and Communication

Job S Spiritual Journey

Author: William H. Bicksler
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438922558
Size: 16,77 MB
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Gender State And Society In Soviet And Post Soviet Russia

Author: Sarah Ashwin
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415238830
Size: 19,47 MB
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Extrait de la couverture : "Gender, state and Soviet and post-Soviet Russia adresses the important questions raised by the rise and fall of Soviet experiment in transforming gender relations. On the basis of qualitative research, the contributors analyse both the state prescription of gender roles and the active role of men and women in defining gender identities within the institutional parameters laid down by the state."

I Love My Work But I Hate My Job

Author: Richard Werre
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 059577704X
Size: 18,16 MB
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I Love My Work But, I Hate My Job will provide something of interest for every member of the workforce, from those in positions of power, to those assigned to the maintenance function of the organization. Principles contained in the book are as applicable to the employees of an organization of three, as they are to those working in a major conglomerate, and to all levels in between. The book will capture the interest of the vast majority of employees who will discover how to rise above the circumstances created by oppression and incompetence in the workplace.

How China Works

Author: Jacob Eyferth
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134163975
Size: 15,62 MB
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Spanning the whole of the twentieth century, How China Works examines the labour issues surrounding the workplace in China in both the Republican and People's Republic epochs. The international team of contributors treat China's twentieth-century revolution as an industrial revolution, stressing that China's recent emergence as the new workshop of the world was a gradual change, and not a recent phenomena led by external forces. Providing the reader with extensive ethnographic research on topics such as culture and community in the workplace, the rural-urban divide, industrialization, subcontracting and employment practices, How China Works really does ground the study of Chinese work in the daily interactions in the workplace, the labour process and the micropolitics of work.

On Refuge

Author: Richard Gough
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415161800
Size: 20,13 MB
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This work explores ideas about home and exile, site, location and migration - in relation to the artists themselves and to the forms at play in perfomance today. Performance has always been a nomadic occupation. Unwillingly or by choice artists find themselves positioned outside institutions as political, cultural and financial exiles; they choose or are forced to migrate, or deliberately situate themselves outside accepted structures and sites. The book looks at how these conditons affect the artist's work and considers how contemporay perfomance constitutes the conditions for its own production - and its own survival.

Aarp The New Retirementality

Author: Mitch Anthony
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118230957
Size: 19,89 MB
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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, provensolutions, and expert guidance. With this latest edition of The New Retirementality,readers will quickly discover how to achieve the freedom to pursuetheir retirement goals–at their own pace, on their ownterms–regardless of their age. Most people won't experiencethe same retirement that their parents did, nor do they necessarilywant to. Page by page, top financial planner Mitch Anthony revealshow new opportunities will enable individuals to create tailor-maderetirements. He includes new research and studies to back hisinsights and introduces readers to important concepts such as"wealthcare" and "return on life." Filled with engaging anecdotesand inspirational suggestions, this book will motivate readers torethink the way they retire.

A Guide To Marx S Capital Vols I Iii

Author: Kenneth Ronald Smith
Editor: Anthem Press
ISBN: 0857285815
Size: 14,58 MB
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This book provides a comprehensive guide to all three volumes of Karl Marx's 'Capital', with advice on further reading and points for further discussion. Recognizing the contemporary relevance of 'Capital' in the midst of the current financial crisis, Kenneth Smith has produced an essential guide to Marx's ideas, particularly on the subject of the circulation of money-capital. This guide uniquely presents the three volumes of 'Capital' in a different order of reading to that in which they were published, placing them instead in the order that Marx himself sometimes recommended as a more user-friendly way of reading. Dr Smith also argues that for most of the twentieth century, the full development of the capitalist mode of production (CMP) has been undermined by the existence of a non-capitalist 'third world', which has caused the CMP to take on the form of what Marx called a highly developed mercantile system, rather than one characterized by an uninterrupted circuit of industrial capital of the kind he expected would develop. While the guide can be read as a book in its own right, it also contains detailed references to Volumes I-III so that students, seminars and discussion groups can easily make connections between Smith's explanations and the relevant parts of 'Capital'.

Work And The Workplace

Author: Sheila H. Akabas
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231510152
Size: 12,39 MB
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For more than twenty years Sheila H. Akabas and Paul A. Kurzman have written extensively about workers and work organizations, and given leadership to the occupational social welfare movement worldwide. Recognized as leaders in their field, Akabas and Kurzman offer an invaluable and comprehensive look at the innovative ways in which management, labor organizations, government, and social workers can better respond to the needs of workers, their families, and communities. The authors consider the social, psychological, and economic conditions in the world of work; the domino impact of unemployment upon individuals, families, organizations, and communities; and the inadequacy of insurance, benefit and support systems, intended to respond to personal and systematic crises. They also provide case histories that illustrate how collaboration among management, labor, social work, and government opens new options for workers, their families, and those seeking entry into the workplace. The authors' discussion provides contemporary illustrations of evidence-based best practices that respond to the needs of the modern workplace. They analyze the barriers to entry into the workforce; the tension between work and family obligations; the sometime unsupportive nature of many jobs and settings; and work implications for persons with chronic or acute illnesses. In the concluding chapter, the authors assess current trends as they offer an optimistic review of the possibilities and positive future potential represented by career counseling, pre-retirement preparation, disability management, executive coaching, manpower programming, and managed care. Throughout the book, Akabas and Kurzman include case studies to illustrate innovative practice and provide study questions for each chapter.