Ritically assess the proposition that flexibility is equally advantageous for employers and workers, based on the theories presented so far
I only need up to 2000 words in lenght for the essay, hence why I changed the urgency to 2 days
Some suggested readings include:
Brown, W. et al (eds) (2009) The Evolution of the Modern Workplace, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Busch, K, Hermann, C, Hinrichs, K and Schulten, T (2013) Bryson, A. and Freeman, R.B. (2007) i??What Voice Do British Workers Want?i?? in R.B. Freeman, P. Boxall & P. Haynes (eds.) What Workers Say: Employee Voice in the Anglo-American Workplace, Ithaca, NY: ILR Press.
Budd, J.W. (2004) Employment with a Human Face: Balancing Efficiency, Equity and Voice, Ithaca NY: ILR Press, Chap.1 (Objectives of the employment relationship).
Coats, D. (2009) i??The Sunlit Uplands or Bleak House? Just How Good Are Todayi??s Workplaces?i?? in S.C. Boulton and M. Houlihan (eds) Work Matters: Critical Reflections on Contemporary Work, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Colling, T and Terry, M (2010) i??Work, the Employment Relationship and the Field of Industrial Relationsi??, in Colling, T and Terry, M (eds.) (2010) Industrial Relations Theory and Practice, 3rd edition, Chichester: Wiley, 3 i?? 25.
Dore, R. P. (2000) Stock Market Capitalism, Welfare Capitalism: Japan, Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons, Oxford: Oxford University Press, Chap 2, i??A Society of Long-Term Commitmentsi??.
Esping-Andersen, G. (1990) The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
European Industrial Relations Observatory: ie, annual surveys.
Frege, C and Kelly, J (2013) (eds.) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy, Abingdon: Routlege, ch. 2 (8 i?? 26).
Glyn, A. (2006) Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Gregg, P. et al (eds) (2011) The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hyman, R. (1975) Industrial Relations: A Marxist Introduction, London: Macmillan.
Keune, M. and Jepsen, M. (2007) i??Not Balanced and Hardly New: The European Commissioni??s Quest for Flexicurityi?? in H. Ji??rgensen and P. K. Madsen (eds.), Flexicurity and Beyond. Copenhagen: DJi??F Publishing.
Legge, K. (1995) Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realities, Houndmills: Palgrave, Chap 2, pp. 30i??61.
McGovern, P (2013) i??The Experience of Work in Comparative Perspectivei??, in Frege, C and Kelly, J (2013) (eds.) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy, Abingdon: Routlege, 71 i?? 88.
McGovern, P. et al (2007) Market, Class and Employment. Oxford: OUP, Chap 2 The marketization of the employment relationship.
Milkman, R. (1998) i??The New American Workplace: High Road or Low Road?i?? in P. Thompson and C. Warhurst (eds.), Workplaces of the Future, London: Macmillan Press, pp. 25-39.
Moynagh, M. and Worsley, R. (2005) Working in the Twenty-First Century, Leeds: ESRC Future of Work Programme, Chap 17.
Nicholls, P i??Context and theory in employee relationsi?? (2003), in Hollinshead, G., Nicholls, P. and Tailby, S. (2003) Employee Relations, 2nd edition, London: FT Prentice Hall, 3 i?? 47.
OECD (1994) Jobs Study, Paris: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Rubery, J. and Fagan, C. (1994) i??Does Feminization Mean a Flexible Labour Force?i??, in R. Hyman, and A. Ferner (eds,) New Frontiers in European Industrial Relations, Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 140i??166.
Rubery, J. & Grimshaw, D. (2003) The Organization of Employment, London: Palgrave Macmillan, Chap. 10.
Sisson, K. and Purcell, J. (2010) i??Management: Caught between Competing Views of the Organizationi??, in T. Colling and M. Terry (eds) Industrial Relations: Theory and Practice, 3rd edition, Chichester: Wiley.
TUC (2011) Britaini??s Livelihood Crisis, London: Trades Union Congress, Touchstone Pamphlet 10, pp. 1-16, available to download at: government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210103/13-1010-WERS-first-findings-report-third-edition-may-2013.pdf
Williams, S (2014) Introducing Employment Relations: A Critical Approach, 3nd edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, chapters 5 (141 i?? 174); 1 (1-32) and 2 (33 i?? 67).