Why has work effort become more intense?

Green, Francis (2004) Why has work effort become more intense? Industrial Relations Journal, 43 (4). pp. 709-741. ISSN 0019-8692. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

It is hypothesized that technological and organizational changes are an important source of work intensification, and supportive evidence is found using establishment data for Britain in the 1990s. Work intensification has also been stimulated by the use of high-commitment human resources policies. A reduction in union power and a rise in the use of temporary agency workers and contractors were positively associated with work intensification; however, their impact during the 1990s was modest.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: G.F. Green
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2008 01:39
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2014 09:47
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4849 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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