Managers as Employees

Managers as Employees : An International Comparison of the Changing Character of Managerial Employment

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The role of managers as employees in nine industrialized non-communist countries is examined. The book includes an introduction by Myron Roomkin. The focus of the international study is on middle managers, including professionals such as lawyers and accountants. The study documents the differences and similarities which exist in the employment relationships of managers in a broad range of European and English speaking countries, and considers how employment relationship has been affected by the substantial environmental developments of the past two decades.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 302 pages
  • 162 x 242 x 28mm | 641g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 60 tables
  • 0195043227
  • 9780195043228

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Exploring the role of managers as employees in Britain, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, and Japan, Managers as Employees documents the differences and similarities that exist in the employment relationships of managers in these developed countries, and identifies the forces that shape and regulate these relationships.show more

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Represents an impressive effort to bring together a broad array of international scholars to address significant questions about management in different cultures. Given the continuing globalization of the marketplace and internationalization of business, analyses of this sort are sorely needed. Roomkin and his associates are to be commended for their efforts. * Personnel Psychology *show more

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION: Myron J. Roomkin: An overview; PART II: ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES: Greg Bamber & Ed Snape: Britain; Myron J. Roomkin: United States; Russell D. Lansbury & Annabelle Quince: Australia; David F. Smith: New Zealand; PART III: CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: Eberhard Witte: Germany; Karl-Olof Faxen & Hakan Lundgren: Sweden; Jacques Rojot: France; Claudio Pellegreni: Italy; PART IV: JAPAN: Myron J. Roomkin & Vladimir Pucik: Japan.show more