Beyond Skill: Institutions, Organisations and Human Capability by Jane BrysonBeyond Skill: Institutions, Organisations and Human Capability by Jane Bryson

Beyond Skill: Institutions, Organisations and Human Capability

byJane Bryson

Hardcover | June 23, 2010

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This book discusses the impact of government policy, other institutional arrangements, organizational practices, collective and individual behaviour, on things of importance to many of us: work, employment, pay, work environments, learning, participation and voice. It is a unique volume of insights from leading researchers and research centres.
JANE BRYSON is a Senior Lecturer in the Management School, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She led two research strands in the recently concluded 'Developing human capability: employment institutions, organizations and individuals' project. She strives to bring useful academic insights to workplace issues.
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Title:Beyond Skill: Institutions, Organisations and Human CapabilityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:June 23, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230230571

ISBN - 13:9780230230576

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Table of Contents

Beyond Skill - An Introduction; J.Bryson PART I: INSTITUTIONAL INFLUENCES AND WORKPLACE EFFECTS Exploring Social Arrangements for Developing Human Capability; J.Bryson & P.O'Neil The Political Economy of Work and Skill in Australia: Insights from Recent Applied Research; J.Buchanan & M.Jakubauskas The Future of Low Paid Work in the US and Europe; K.Mayhew New Ways of Working: Changing Labour Markets in Twenty-first Century New Zealand; P.Spoonley PART II: ORGANIZATIONAL INFLUENCES AND INDIVIDUAL EFFECTS Recent Research on Workplace learning and Its Implications for National Skills Policies Across the OECD; E.Keep High-Performance Work Systems and Employee Well-being in New Zealand; P.Boxall & K.Macky Developing the Next Generation: Employer Led Channels for Education Employment Linkages; P.Dalziel Unions, Workers and Developing Human Capability: A Social Psychological Perspective; L.Blackwood PART III: CONCLUDING ON CAPABILITY A Framework for Developing Human Capability at Work; J.Bryson & P.O'Neil