Working for the State: Employment Relations in the Public Services by S. CorbyWorking for the State: Employment Relations in the Public Services by S. Corby

Working for the State: Employment Relations in the Public Services

byS. CorbyEditorG. Symon

Hardcover | October 3, 2011

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This book examines the impact of public sector reforms and reorganisations on the experiences of the UK public sector's six million workers and those employed in the private sector but providing public services. Chapters bring long-standing topics up-to-date, such as worker representation and reward.
STEPHEN BACH Professor of Employment Relations at the Department of Management, King's College, London, UK IAN CUNNINGHAM Reader in Employment Relations in the Department of Human Resource Management, University of Strathclyde, UK MICHAEL GOLD Senior Lecturer in European Business and Employee Relations at Royal Holloway University of ...
Title:Working for the State: Employment Relations in the Public ServicesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:October 3, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230278639

ISBN - 13:9780230278639


Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION From New Labour to a New Era? S.Corby  & G.Symon PART II: THE CONTEXT Public Sector Reform and Employment Relations in Europe; M.Gold  & U.Veersma The Economic and Financial Context: Paying for the Banks; J.Shaoul Public Sector 'Ethos'; J.Lethbridge PART III: ISSUES Rewarding Public Servants: Continuity and Change; G.White Equality in the Public Sector: The Sky Darkens; S.Corby PART IV: THE ACTORS Assistant Roles in a Modernised Public Service: Towards a New Professionalism? S.Bach The Third Sector's Provision of Public Services: Implications for Mission and Employment Conditions; I.Cunningham Leaders in Public Service Organisations; P.McGurk Organised Labour and State Employment; G.Symon Consultants in Government: A Necessary Evil? P.Graham PART V: CONCLUSION Conclusion: Making Sense of Public Sector Employment Relations in a Time of Crisis; G.Symon  & S.Corby