Work Organization and Human Resource Management

  • Carolina Machado
  • J. Paulo Davim

Part of the Management and Industrial Engineering book series (MINEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Brian Harney, Kenneth Cafferkey
    Pages 43-53
  3. R. Wapshott, O. Mallett, D. Spicer
    Pages 73-92
  4. Santiago Gutiérrez-Broncano, Mercedes Rubio-Andrés, Pedro Jiménez-Estévez
    Pages 93-104
  5. Mercedes Rubio-Andrés, Santiago Gutiérrez-Broncano
    Pages 125-134
  6. Teresa Carla Trigo de Oliveira, João Fontes da Costa
    Pages 135-152
  7. Ester Machado Pereira, Carolina Feliciana Machado
    Pages 165-176
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 177-179

About this book


This book provides support to academics as well as managers, who deal with policies and strategies related to work issues. Effective work practices and good employee relations are a real necessity of nowadays organizations, as they can help to reduce absenteeism, employee turnover, and organizational costs. Instead, they support high levels of commitment, effectiveness, performance as well as productivity. The book focusses on the implications of those changes in productivity and organizations management. It explores the models, tools and processes used by organizations in order to help managers become better prepared to face the challenges and changes in work and, consequently, in the way how to manage todays' organizations.


Human Resources Management Human Rresources Management Industrial Engineering Innovation / Flexibility Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Carolina Machado
    • 1
  • J. Paulo Davim
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Economic and Management Department of ManagementUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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