Essays Tagged: "Labour economics"

'Critically assess labour process theory'

'Since the appearance of Braverman's Labour and Monopoly Capital, the impact of labour process analysis has been experienced in the field ... een experienced in the fields of industrial sociology, organisational theory, industrial relations, labour economics, politics and business studies'This is an excerpt from the introduction to a book, ... UMIST and particularly the MSM. It is for this reason that I have decided to critically assess the labour process theory and see how my views will conflict with those who have gone before me.This stu ...

(13 pages) 247 1 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Evaluate the claim that recent changes within schools are the main factors responsible for high female attainment.

recent high female attainment. These external factors can be either as a result of a change in the labour market or a change in female attitudes. Recently there has been a decline in the manufacturin ...

(8 pages) 66 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Labour Economics

Labour EconomicsThe current problems between Qantas and the ACTU over employment of casual labour hi ... ion of management strategies that emphasise flexibility, requiring more use of part time and casual labour.'Full time work is defined as employment that requires workers to work 35 hours or more per w ... nual or sick leave entitlements which permanent employees enjoy, thanks to the efforts of organised labour in the form of trade unions.Use of more efficient mechanisation and technology has reduced th ...

(6 pages) 97 0 2.2 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting


(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explain the concept of flexible working and evaluate the disadvantages and advantages to employers and employees

till many obstacles that make flexible working an unpopular option with employers and employees.2.0 LABOUR MARKET THEORYThe labour market theory include areas such as the analysis of existing resource ... the new trends that emerge, while forecasting cannot be precise in knowing the demand or supply of labour. Policies based on such forecast are always adjusted to new information. Taking this into con ...

(8 pages) 233 0 3.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analyse the government and market forces that create differences in income.

eraction of the market forces of demand and supply contributes to create differences in income in a labour market. Therefore this determined the price of labour or the wage levels and the quantity of ... ting supply and demand influence the income difference.The occurrence of differences in income in a labour market is due to the interaction between individuals who are willing to supply their labour t ...

(3 pages) 63 1 1.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Analyse the impact of the key external environmental influences on HRM, using examples to illustrate.

s affect supply and demand for products and services, which, in turn, have a dramatic impact on the labour force by affecting the number and types of employees required, as well as an employer's abili ... vation to further improve productivity.Australia's relatively low productivity growth rate and high labour costs are of grave concern, since competition with foreign companies has become increasingly ...

(16 pages) 622 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Economics - Australia and Labour Markets

Labour and the Labour MarketLabour is the human element in the production process. The labour market ... ment in the production process. The labour market is a factor market where the demand and supply of labour interact to determine the wage rate and the allocation of labour resources in the economy.Der ... rate and the allocation of labour resources in the economy.Derived Demand for LabourThe demand for labour is derived from the demand for the goods and services that labour is used to produce. In a co ...

(6 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Examine the Issues and Implications Associated with Strategically Integrated Renumeration System

reward is a key factor for upgrading their skills and abilities. A job that requires highly skilled labour must be paid more. Moreover a person should feel that he is not to improve his financial stan ... standing in that company. Nevertheless the management positions must also be balanced, so that if a labour moves higher in his class he will be paid more for the competence in his work.Moreover one of ...

(8 pages) 80 1 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Employment Trends

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Assignment on Impact of Unemployment in US Economy

ent in the more severe recessions. The volatility of the job-findingrate is a central fact for macroeconomics to explain.3.1 Recruiting effortA common feature of modern theories of the job-finding rat ... )Index of Help-Wanted Ads (Right Scale)Figure 10. Help-Wanted Advertising and the Job-Finding Rate4 Economics of the Job-Finding RateDiamond (1982), Mortensen (1982), and Pissarides (1985) introduced ...

(42 pages) 116 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Labor Market and Relationships

Labour economics hunts for to realize the functioning and dynamics of the market for labour. Labour ... the market for labour. Labour markets function through the interaction of employees and employers. Labour economics examines at the suppliers of work services (workers), the demanders of work service ... s), and endeavors to realize the producing pattern of salaries, paid work, and income.In economics, labour (or labour) is an evaluation of the work wrapped up by human beings. It is conventionally com ...

(13 pages) 28 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Human capital theory. Regression Analisys

s 1761 individuals of Swissnationality. The Stata file sevs.dta contains the following variablesLMS labour market status (1 = employed, 0 = not employed)HRS working hours per weekWPH gross wage per ho ... ical health)EDU education in years of schoolingEXP presumed work experience (age - education - 7)JO labour market situation (no. job offers/no. unemployed, cantonal)MAR marital status (1 = married, 0 ...

(7 pages) 903 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Government Intervention in the Market. (Specifically the Australian Market.)

cannot be sold by the wheat farmers at the floor price.The government also uses price floors in the labour market. In an effort to cut costs, increase profit margins and shareholder returns businesses ... ofit margins and shareholder returns businesses try to minimise pay rises for employees, especially labourers. In order to protect employees from exploitation the government introduced minimum wage la ...

(5 pages) 1422 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Human Resource Management

tionship.�ReferencesBatt, R., & Doellgast, V. (2005). Groups, teams, and the division of labour: Interdisciplinary perspectives on the organization of work. In S. Ackroyd, ed. , R. Batt, ed ...

(12 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Change in Australian Labour Market: Increasing Work Opportunity to Women

Change in Australian Labour Market: Increasing Work Opportunity to WomenIntroduction:In past 70 years in Australia, males ... ransformation. This paper will establish argument that the male breadwinner model is not dominating labour market in Australia because of increasing work opportunity to women. It will also present the ... still appeared the significant increase during the 1950s and 1960s in female's employment. Women's labour market participation rates in Australia have been increased while the men's labour are declin ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management