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E-Guide To The Employment of Foreign Manpower

by Vincent Gabriel

The Singapore economy has undergone drastic changes. There is less and less of the traditional activities. A simple example is that Singapore has lost its place as the No. 1 port, yet Singapore remains a shipping...

The Struggle for America's Promise: Equal Opportunity at the Dawn of Corporate Capital

by Claire Goldstene

In The Struggle for America's Promise, Claire Goldstene seeks to untangle one of the enduring ideals in American history, that of economic opportunity. She explores the varied discourses about its meaning during...

Adapt or Wait Tables: A Freelancer's Guide

by Carol Wolper

Inability to adapt is the new illiteracy and freelancing is becoming America’s new normal. What 2008 taught America was not just that derivatives are dangerous and the housing market doesn’t rise forever....

Welcome to the Jilted Generation: Young Britain in 2013

by Ed Howker & Shiv Malik

This the 44-page Preface to the 2013 edition of Ed Howker and Shiv Malik's Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted Its Youth. In 2010, 'Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted It's Youth' revealed the plight...

Ergonomics Made Easy: A Checklist Approach

by Deborah J. Kearney

Understanding and applying the principles of ergonomics consistently in an organization not only reduces the risk of employee injuries, but it also reduces an organization's costs and increases productivity....

The Gratitude Gateway

by Alan Revolti

Who Is This Book For?

If you are struggling financially, this book is for you.

If you feel your life lacks direction and purpose, this book is for you.

If you think that your best days are behind you and you have...

Planning Labour

by Alina-Sandra Cucu

Impoverished, indebted, and underdeveloped at the close of World War II, Romania underwent dramatic changes as part of its transition to a centrally planned economy. Like the Soviet Union, it pursued a policy...

A Field in Flux

by Robert B. McKersie & Thomas A. Kochan

A Field in Flux chronicles the extraordinary journey of industrial and labor relations expert Robert McKersie. One of the most important industrial relations scholars and leaders of our time, McKersie pioneered...

Renaissance Nation

by David McWilliams

Renaissance Nation is the story of how the Pope’s Children rewrote the rules for Ireland.

In four decades, bookended by the visits of the pope in September 1979 and August 2018, Ireland has managed to become...

Employment and Development

by Gary S. Fields & Janneke Pieters

Employment and Development brings together the contributions of 2014 IZA Prize in Labor Economics award winner Gary S. Fields to address global employment and poverty problems. Most of the poor in developing...

Reviving the Strike

by Joe Burns

  • Joe Burns is an experienced labor negotiator who has worked in the airline industry among many others. This book presents his thesis that the return of the production-stopping strike, the kind which can inflict...

  • Working Better with Age: Korea

    by Collectif

    Korea faces unique ageing and employment challenges. On the one hand, it will experience much faster population ageing than any other OECD country: the old-age dependency ratio (population aged 65+ over population...

    Youth Labor in Transition

    by Jacqueline O'Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb & Martin Seeleib-Kaiser et al.

    Exacerbated by the Great Recession, youth transitions to employment and adulthood have become increasingly protracted, precarious, and differentiated by gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Youth Labor...

    SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in Indonesia 2018

    by Collectif

    SMEs play an important role for economic growth and social inclusion in Indonesia. Based on data from the Ministry of Co-operatives and SMEs, Indonesian SMEs account for nearly 97% of domestic employment and...

    Getting Skills Right: Australia

    by Collectif

    The costs of persistent misalignment between the supply and demand for skills are substantial, ranging from lost wages for workers to lower productivity for firms and countries. Addressing skills imbalances...

    Indigenous Employment and Skills Strategies in Canada

    by Collectif

    This report looks at a range of key labour market, economic and social indicators related to Canada’s growing Indigenous population, which comprises First Nations, Inuit and Métis. In 2016, there were over...

    The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health

    by Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

    Foreign assistance by the United States is tangled with domestic politics, and perhaps this is most clear in relation to funding for health and family planning. The long arm of U.S. domestic politics has reached...

    The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

    by A. E. Woodruff

    "The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....

    The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

    by Ragui Assaad & Mongi Boughzala

    The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition is a comprehensive examination of the central labor market issues facing this key Arab country. It includes contributions on the size, structure, and evolution...

    Extracts From: Salary Seriously Damages Your Happiness

    by Ezio Angelozzi

    “Inspiration can mean everything and nothing. It can strike or pass unnoticed; yet it goes straight to your heart sometimes, and it can turn into the beginning of a new journey or of an irreversible transformation.”...