Human Resource Issues of the European Union
By: Mike Leat (author)Paperback
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With the increased integration of European businesses, there has been an increase in the number of courses in Business Schools which provide a European perspective. This core text addresses human resource issues, dilemmas and developments within the EU. Part One is concerned with contexts. It covers culture and values, labour market issues, globalisation and multinationals, technology and work organisation. Part Two covers institutions and decision making processes, and the social dimensions of the EU. In Part Three, the author discusses interventions and issues and takes a critical approach to the subject matter. He identifies problems, their causes, difficulties and obstacles to problem resolution. Part Four offers concluding comments and insights.
1. Introduction PART 1: CONTEXTS 2. Culture and values, ideology and political approach 3. Technology and the nature of work 4. Global trading and multinationals 5. Demographic and labour market characteristics and trends PART 2: THE EUROPEAN UNION 6. The Union and the social dimension 7. Institutions 8. Legislative procedures and forms 9. Monetary union and the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC). PART 3: ISSUES AND INTERVENTIONS 10. Labour mobility 11. Unemployment and job creation 12. Vocational education and training 13. Sexual and racial equality 14. Employee participation and involvement 15. Health and Safety at work PART 4 16. Convergence and conclusions Appendices
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