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Call Centres and Human Resource Management

A Cross-National Perspective

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Introduction: The Nature and Management of Call Centre Work

  2. Characteristics and Organizational Features of Call Centre Work

  3. Effects of Call Centre Work on Employees


About this book

This book looks at human resource management in call centres from an international perspective and uses research from leading academics in the field. The characteristics and features of working in a call centre are examined, followed by the effects that this type of work has on employees and their responses to it. It also looks at implications for employers and policy makers.

Editors and Affiliations

  • King’s College London, UK

    Stephen Deery

  • School of Management, University of Bath, UK

    Nicholas Kinnie

About the editors

ROSEMARY BATT Alice Cook Professor of Women and Work, Cornell University VICKI BELT Lecturer in Management, University of Newcastle on Tyne Business School GEORGE CALLAGHAN Lecturer, Open University Business School CAROLINE COLLIN-JACQUES School of Management, Royal Holloway College SUE FERNIE Department of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics PAUL GOLLAN Lecturer, Department of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics DAVID HOLMAN Senior Research Fellow, ESCR Centre for Organisation and Innovation, Institute of Work Psychology, Sheffield University MAEVE HOULIHAN Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour, Business Administration Department, University College Dublin ROD IVERSON LISA MOYNIHAN JON PARSONS Director of Giocoso Ltd PAUL THOMPSON Professor of Organisational Analysis, University of Strathclyde DIANE VAN DEN BROEK Lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney JANET WALSH Reader in Human Resource Management, King's College London

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Call Centres and Human Resource Management

  • Book Subtitle: A Cross-National Perspective

  • Editors: Stephen Deery, Nicholas Kinnie

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • eBook Packages: Palgrave Business & Management Collection, Business and Management (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2004

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4039-1304-3Published: 09 December 2003

  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-230-28880-5Published: 09 December 2003

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XI, 295

  • Topics: Human Resource Management, Services, Management

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