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Managing Competitive Crisis
Strategic Choice and the Reform of Workrules

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Management

  • Date Published: June 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521142816

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  • In Managing Competitive Crisis Martyn Wright examines how competitive crisis affected the management of work relations in Britain between 1979 and 1991. Based on longitudinal research and interviews with fifty major companies and employers associations, Managing Competitive Crisis is a unique book of topical interest for students of organizational behavior, human resource management and industrial relations and for those seeking to understand the future direction of European political economy.

    • Important and original research in a subject of growing national and international significance
    • Uses longitudinal data in addition to cross-sectional and qualitative material, to provide a true understanding of the dynamics of change in this exciting period
    • Invaluable for all students of organisational behaviour, industrial relations and strategic management
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    "...a unique longitudinal study....especially valuable for those who seek to identify strategic responses to economic pressure over a lengthy time period....Wright has produced a good baook on an important subject. It is also a well-produced and readable work..." Industrial Relations

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521142816
    • length: 156 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.24kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of figures
    List of tables
    List of abbreviations
    1. Introduction
    2. Data and collective bargaining
    3. Union security
    4. Work organisation
    5. Employers' associations
    6. Competitive pressures
    7. Management industrial relations policy
    8. Discussion

  • Author

    Martyn Wright, University of Warwick

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