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Work matters: critical reflections on contemporary work

Bolton, S.C. and Houlihan, M. (2009) Work matters: critical reflections on contemporary work. Palgrave. ISBN 978-0-230-57639-1

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Abstract

Work Matters brings together a strong collection of narratives from the ethnographic field to discover the reality of pressure and change in the modern workplace. Chapter-by-chapter, experts in the field of work and employment examine empirical accounts and explain the forces shaping today's organisations through a critical, contemporary perspective. The result is a powerful compendium of voices that will provoke a reassessment of work trends and inform the future of policy and managerial practice.