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Shifting Trajectories in Globalization, Labor, and the Transformation of Work

Author(s): Jonathan Westover

Book Description

In today’s shifting global economy and the emergence of technology and service–oriented knowledge organization, requiring enhanced levels of organizational flexibility and innovation, how do we maximize the human capital potential of workers to enhance their ability to perform and add value in a hyper–intensive competitive global marketplace? What are the methods and strategies for effectively motivating employees and increasing the job satisfaction of workers? What are the important drivers of worker satisfaction? What are the important individual, organizational, and social outcomes of various job satisfaction levels? What are the individual, organizational, and societal differences in job satisfaction levels and its determinants? These are just some of the pressing questions facing the organizations of today which this volume discusses.


ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-1403-4
ISBN-10: 1-5275-1403-X
Date of Publication: 01/10/2018
Pages / Size: 302 / A5
Price: £68.99


Dr Jonathan Westover is an Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership at Utah Valley University, USA. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of the HR Certification Institute, and is a CIPD Academic Fellow and a HEA Senior Fellow. He was also recently a Fulbright Scholar in Minsk and Jakarta, a POSCO Fellow at the East–West Center in Honolulu and Washington DC, and a Learning Innovation Fellow at the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation at the University of Queensland, Australia. He has also worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, and is a regular visiting faculty member in other international graduate business programs across the globe. His work has been published widely in academic journals, books, magazines, and in popular media (such as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and USA Today). He has also been extensively quoted and cited as a management expert in the popular press, both nationally and abroad.