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Conference International Workshop on Work and Intervention Practices (2nd : 2008 : Québec, Québec)

Title Different perspectives on work changes [electronic resource] : papers from the Second International Workshop on Work and Intervention Practices, Québec, August 27,28,29 2008 / edited by Paul-André Lapointe, Julien Pelletier and François Vaudreuil.

Imprint [Québec, Qué.] : Université Laval, Faculté des Sciences sociales, Département des relations industrielles, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (v, 446 pages)
Note " ... enterprises face strong pressures to modify their management methods and work organization, as well as working and employment conditions while combining flexibility and security differently. ... To study these changes in work and employment, the Department of Industrial relations at Université Laval and the ANACT, in collaboration with the Government of Québec and the ARUC--Innovations, travail et emploi, organized the Second International Workshop on Work and Intervention Practices which was held in Québec City on August 27, 28 and 29, 2008"--Page 1.
Translation of: Regards croisés sur les mutations du travail.
Translated from the French.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Workplace innovations : some basic principles, their evolution and the unfulfilled promises / Denis Harrisson -- Summary of findings of a survey on organizatinoal innovation in Québec / Dalil Maschino -- Organizational changes in French enterprises : first results of the "enterprises" component of the 2006 OCI-ICT survey / Yusuf Kocoglu -- Does employee relations occur in a vacuum? : recent evidence on corporate social responsibility and employee relations in Canada / Anil Verma and Rafaël Gomez -- Challenges in unionism in the face of a changing world of work : the case of Mexico / José Merced Gonzl̀ez Guerra -- Restructuring the forest industry of Québec and industrial relations : an assessment / Claude Roux -- Organizational transformation : labour engagement is a critical variable : case study of PG & E / Thomas Schneider -- The importance of middle management support for change : a case study from the financial sector in Denmark / Karina Nielsen et Raymond Randall -- New inter-organziational forms for UK local government partnership delivery / Fiddy Abraham -- The emergence of interest-based bargaining at Hydro-Qub̌ec / Charles Paradis and Guy Caron, report written by Steven Ouelet -- The reorganization of work at Bridgestone-Firestone / Guy Charrette and Leïla Rainville, report written by Nina Laflamme -- A worker-shareholder cooperative in Filspec / Bernard Cournoyer and Ronald Audet, report written by Nina Laflamme -- The development of skills at Veolia Environnement / Bernard Masingue, report written by Nina Laflamme -- The health services cooperative in St-Etienne-des-Grès / Jean-Pierre Girard, report written by Steven Ouellet -- The future of labour-managment partnership / Charles C. Heckscher.
The creation of working conditions observatories in the public sector / Thierry Rochefort -- The evolution of job quality / Francis Green -- Global value chain restructuring and changes in work organizations / Monique Ramioul -- Territorial innovations : local production systems, districts, clusters and innovative milieux, new sources of development and employment? / Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay -- Competitiveness poles : a new tool for industrial policy in the Walloon Region (Belgium) / Benoît Bayenet et Henri Capron -- The process of launching and deploying a competitiveness pole in a region hit by the decline of heavy industry / Jacques Germay -- How does innovation in HRM "clear a path for itself?" : analysis of a pooling experience in a localized network of very small enterprises / Philippe Trouv ̌-- Design, installation and operation of a territorialized device for securing career paths / Odile Maurice Desbat -- The takeover of Alcan by Rio Tinto / Alain Proulx, report written by Maude Villeneuve -- Mobilizing the community of Saint-Félicien to diversify its economic activities / Gilles Potvin et Robert Girard, report written by Pascal Jobin -- Managment planning and territorial managment of employment and competences in SMEs of industrial sectors in crisis / Marie-Christine Lenain, report written by Isabelle Rochefort -- The pooling of training resources in the construction industry in Québec / Chantal Dubeau, report written by Annick Décarie de Blois -- Québec City, new capital for business and innovation / Denis Hardy, report written by Guylaine Giasson.
Evolutions in working conditions in Europe : some reuslts of the European Working Conditions Survey / Greet Vermeylen -- Making career paths secure : some issues for research and action in the field of employment policies / Sylvie Morel -- The imperative of flexicurity and the question of adequate securities / Laurent Duclos -- Occupational changes in job stressors in the USA, 1972-2006 / Rudy Fenwick et Mark Tausig -- Mental health at work : a European perspective from the German viewpoint / Ingra Freigang-Bauer -- Perspectives of the IRSST social research team on work changes and OSH / Danièle Champoux -- Work changes and psychosocial risks (PR) / Benjamin Sahler -- Engaging workers in health promotion and health protection efforts : a participatory approach for innovation and sustainability at two worksites / Robert Henning [and others] -- The hidden reality of the working conditions in the education sector / Pierre Lefebvre and Michelle Desfonds -- Assessing quality of employment : considering age composition of the workforce and country context / Tay McNamara [and others] -- The suicide of an employee in a research laboratory / Philippe Douillet, report written by Marie-Michelle Gouin -- Working conditions in three call centres / Michel Forestier, report written by Nina Laflamme -- Employability and career paths in the forest and mining industries in Abitibi-Témiscamingue / Diane F. Raymond, report written by Sébastien Audet -- Employability and career paths within associations for the protection of nature and the environment / Michel Parlier, report written by Annick Décarie de Blois -- Transcompetences, a system for the territorial managment of employment and professional competences / Michaël Bois, report written by Sébastien Audet.
Issued By Published in cooperation with: Réseau ANACT France, Gouvernement du Québec.
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Subject Industrial relations -- Congresses.
Work environment -- Congresses.
Industrial management -- Congresses.
Organizational change -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Pelletier, Julien.
Vaudreuil, François.
Morel, Sylvie.
Lapointe, Paul-André, 1950-
Université Laval. Département des relations industrielles.
France. Agence nationale pour l'amélioration des conditions de travail.
ISBN 9782763794952 (electronic bk.)
2763794955 (electronic bk.)