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The SAGE handbook of human resource management (Book of the Month)

The SAGE handbook of human resource management, edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Nicolas Bacon, Tom Redman, Scott Snell is Catherwood’s Book of the Month. “The SAGE Handbook of Human Resource Management brings together contributions from international scholars in a broad and influential collection that combines both global and interdisciplinary perspectives. An indispensable resource for students and […]

A shameful business : the case for human rights in the American workplace (Book of the Month)

A shameful business: the case for human rights in the American workplace, by James A. Gross, is Catherwood’s Book of the Month. In a book that confronts the moral choices that U.S. corporations make every day in the treatment of their workers, James A. Gross issues a clarion call for the transformation of the American […]

Work-Life Policies (Book of the Month)

Work-Life Policies, edited by Ann C. Crouter and Alan Booth, is Catherwood’s Book of the Month. Workplace policies that provide flexible scheduling, leave for caregiving, and assistance with child care likely benefit employers in recruitment, retention, productivity, and health care costs. Their benefits to employees seem obvious. Researchers, however, are just beginning to move beyond […]

Business and Economics E-books

Cornell University Library is now providing access  to business and economics e-books through SpringerLink.  Search the whole SpringerLink database or choose to browse just the Business and Economics collections.  Here are just a few titles of  books that might be of interest:  Comparative Analyses of Operating Hours and Working Times in the European Union; Evaluating […]

Evidence-Based Human Resources (reports)

Evidence-Based Human Resources is a series of research reports from The Conference Board, which includes the titles: Evidence-Based Human Resources: A Practitioner’s Guide; Evidence Based HR in Action:  Case Studies; and Evidence-Based Human Resources:  A Primer and Summary of Current Literature. Cornell University Library subscribes to the Conference Board’s  Research Online Collection in which you […]

Raising the Global Floor (Book of the Month)

Raising the Global Floor: Dismantling the Myth That We Can’t Afford Good Working Conditions for Everyone by Jody Heymann and Alison Earle is Catherwood’s Book of the Month.  In addition to the book, there is a web site titled Raising the Global Floor: Adult Labour that is part of the WoRLD Database Project.  The site […]

Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research

Starting in February 2010, the journal Transfer:  European Review of Labour and Research, will be published by SAGE on behalf of the European Trade Union Institute.  This journal has been published since 1995, so the change in publisher is the news here. From the publisher site: Transfer stimulates dialogue between the European trade union movement […]

States’ gains, labor’s losses : China, France, and Mexico choose global liaisons, 1980-2000 (Book of the Month)

States’ gains, labor’s losses : China, France, and Mexico choose global liaisons, 1980-2000 by Dorothy J. Solinger is Catherwood’s Book of the Month. In this explicitly comparative work, Dorothy J. Solinger examines the effects of global markets on the domestic politics of major states. In the late 1970s, leaders around the world faced a need […]

BNA Workplace Immigration Report

BNA’s Workplace Immigration Report is now available from any ILR building.  Access is provided by the Catherwood Library from the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. and is limited to subscribers. Workplace Immigration Report provides original reporting on workplace immigration news developments, federal and state legislation and regulations, and immigration enforcement actions in various industries. It […]

Learning, training, and development in organizations (Book of the Month)

Learning, training, and development in organizations, edited by Steve W.J. Kozlowski and Eduardo Salas, is Catherwood’s Book of the Month. This scholarly book in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) Organizational Frontiers series looks at research on enhancing knowledge acquisition and its application in organizations. It concentrates on training, design and delivery given […]

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