Essays Tagged: "Working time"

How do technology and economic growth affect our sense of time and the way of spending time?

With technology, work hours decrease and there should be more leisure time. But this isnot the case. There are 3 categories of time namely:a. Production time - wo ... case. There are 3 categories of time namely:a. Production time - workb. Consumption time - eating, paying things for personal pleasure or needc. Free time - idleness, doing not ... - idleness, doing nothing, lying in bedModern technological progress has not resulted in more free time for most people.Studies say more people are into production then consumption and have less time ...

(1 pages) 34 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Childcare issues and the workplace

Today's employees are trying harder than ever to balance their demands of home life and work life. Working parents have an increased absenteeism rate as they search for childcare, participate in scho ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Flexible working

mployer frequently with powerful unions, and now new legislation to back them up.DEFINITIONFlexible working is a broad term covering a variety of working time patterns and other working arrangements. ... covering a variety of working time patterns and other working arrangements. For employers, flexible-working helps to meet business needs in a competitive environment by improving retention, responsive ...

(7 pages) 121 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Child Labor in Europe

It is clear that the factory workers went through extremely tough conditions while working, however the industrial revolution would not have been nearly as successful without the grue ... ory. There was not much family time during the industrial revolution, because most members might be working different shifts of around sixteen hours everyday (Pg. 207?). Previous to the Industrial Rev ... een hours everyday (Pg. 207?). Previous to the Industrial Revolution it was rare to see the husband working that long, let alone his twelve year old daughters, sons, and wife. However, with such long ...

(3 pages) 19 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Playing Games

crazy. Now, when you have come back home, put down all the boring things that happened during your working time and just play a game. Imagine that you have come back to your childhood when you are st ...

(1 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Consequences of Industrialization

n the woolen, cotton and paper factories, which was profitable for them, and also for the employees working in them. A lot of the employees were women and children doing the same things that they had ... of people who were becoming more and more dependent on their factory jobs and the products produced.Working in factories meant more self-discipline and less personal freedom for the workers and this s ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Community Relations with the NY Rangers

clubs, clinics, and much more.Doing event practicum at SUNY Cortland and getting all the experience working hours upon hours of all different sorts of events has helped me out greatly. It not only got ... the game experience but also gave me confidence in whatever task that I may have in hand. Everyday working with people and getting involved with the players and alumni opens doors to other job opport ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Women's Labour Force in Europe

force differed considerably, and took distinctly different avenues (for example the share of women working part-time), between different countries. How can such differences in the development of wome ... countries. How can such differences in the development of women's labour force participation and in working time patterns are explained, and how can this be theorized?The most common line of argument ...

(46 pages) 113 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


n the technology-driven service industry, which has significantly increased the number of Americans working repetitive or emotionally draining service jobs; and 3) corporate downsizing, which has incr ... e at the workplace, the odds for boredom and time-wasting activities increase. In the last 25 years working hours have climbed substantially. In fact the average American has increased their working h ...

(12 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Two-Tier Wage System The article I found was in the

employment agency with employees who would have received compensation according to the current metalworking agreement, and below the rate of the current company agreement. The IG Metal Union demanded ... sidiary Volkswagen Sachsen, Germany.Bargaining issues currently under negotiation at Volkswagen are working time flexibility, employment guarantees, sick pay, pay for part-time work for older workers, ...

(3 pages) 1141 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Article Analysis Paper

and how to produce. For example, microeconomics considers the choice a person might face as between working time and leisure time, between the purchase of one food product and another, or between diff ...

(4 pages) 344 0 4.5 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Shadow economy of India: Should methods for convertibility of Black money to white money exist?

lations in the official economy, especially the labour markets including forced reduction of weekly working time, early retirement, prohibition of not working at more than one office for government of ... n the official economy because their overall income is higher if they receive these transfers while working in the underground economy. However, this does not contribute significantly to the undergrou ...

(9 pages) 36 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Advantages of working from home

s and the state at large. An International Telework Association survey found that the number of teleworking employees grew from 41.3 million in 2003 to 44.4 million in 2005 and projects that number to ... hat number to climb to 51 million by 2008 (Marcia Reed-Woodard, Dec 2005). For a company, employees working from home may save them time, space and money. But for an employee, the benefits are much gr ...

(3 pages) 31 1 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Stress in the Workplace Business Research Paper

normal kind of workplace. "Employers must abide by legislation and various regulations in terms of working time and office equipment and space as well as health and safety legislation in order to pro ... nd well-being". ( the mental health report guide; employers estimated that 360 million working days were lost annually in the United Kingdom at a cost of 8 billion, and that half of these ...

(3 pages) 59 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Employee Benefits

contribution plans, which provides various pension and health care facilities to employees in their working period and after their retirement also.This plan includes the various benefits, which are as ... wants to or not. This plan provides physical security to employees, which results in the employee's working without the fear of an accident happening and not being covered by insurance.Advantages of H ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Implementation of Work Choices legislation and its impact on HR professionals.

the following five conditions, which are: minimum wage $12.75 per hour, 38 hours per week ordinary working time which can be averaged over 1 year period and overtime hours pay must be negotiated, 4 w ... f unfair dismissal, comply with the Australian Fair Pay Conditions Standard on paid / unpaid leave, working hours and individual bargaining. In order to increase organisational prosperity, HR practiti ...

(8 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

) SDN. BHD.•ADVANTAGE IN USING JOB ROTATION•DISADVANTAGE IN USING JOB ROTATION8-9FLEXIBLE WORKING TIME•CASE IN Johore Tin Factory Sdn Bhd•CASE IN SGK FOOD INDUSTRY SDN BHD•ADV ... and indirectly. The techniques choose are such like job enrichment, job rotation, MBO, and flexible working time. We constructing in how theories in the human resource are used in an application in th ...

(13 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The subsidiarity principal in the European Union

ht and Amsterdam4.Case law and the European Court of Justice4.1.The Tobacco Advertising Case4.2.The Working Time Directive5.Evolution of the Principle in recent years- From Amsterdam until today6.Conc ... diarity related topics played a significant role. In detail the 'Tobacco advertising' case and the 'Working time directive' case will be examined.To carry on the theoretic-historical discourse started ...

(19 pages) 3138 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Management Abount Decision Making. As Managers and Entrepreneurs, We Should Have Confidence in our Decisions, But Can We? Discuss With Regard to Your Ability as a Decision Maker and the Tools and Methods Available to Assist Decision Making

nsible for making decision about to solve problems with the employees when they got some problem at working time. And for the employees in organization, they also making decisions that will be affect ...

(8 pages) 68 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management