Employment, the small firm, and the labour market

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

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  • Labor market.,
  • Small business -- Employees.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by John Atkinson and David Storey.
SeriesRoutledge small business series
ContributionsAtkinson, John, 1950-, Storey, D. J.
LC ClassificationsHD5707 .A85 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1404902M
ISBN 100415100356
LC Control Number93013080

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Small Firms and Employment John Atkinson and David Storey 2. Running to Stand Still: The Small Firm in the Labour Market John Atkinson and Nigel Meager 3. Employers’ Work-Force Construction Policies in the Small Service Sector Enterprise John Kitching 4. Labour Market Support and Guidance for the Small Business John Atkinson 5.

Employment and labour process changes in manufacturing SMEs during the s Thischapterisconcernedwithananalysisofquantitativeand qualitativechangesintheemploymentandlabourprocesschanges ishopedthatthechapterwillcontributetoourunderstandingoffirst thepotentialofmatureSMEstocreateemployment,andsecondthe : John Atkinson, David J.

Storey. Small firms and employment INTRODUCTION In the thirteenth Report from the Expenditure Committee People and Work, Prospects for Jobs and Training argued that 'if each small business could take on one more employee, the unemployment problem Cited by: 4.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: 1. Small firms and employment / John Atkinson and David Storey Running to stand still: the small firm in the labour market / John Atkinson and Nigel Meager Employers' work-force construction policies in the small service sector enterprise / John Kitching Rent textbook Employment, the Small Firm and the Labour Market by Atkinson - Price: $ Setting aside the work done in families, in a capitalist economy, the division of labour is coordinated in two major ways: firms and markets.

Among the institutions of modern capitalist economies, the firm rivals the government in importance. John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge explain how this happened.

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The emergence of a 'labour market' in industrial societies implies not just greater competition and increased mobility of economic resources, but also the specific form of the work relationship which is described by the idea of wage labour and its legal expression, the contract of employment.

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