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Organizations in America Analysing Their Structures and Human Resource Practices

by Arne L. Kalleberg

Organizations in America Analysing Their Structures and Human Resource Practices Synopsis

This volume presents an authoritative database on the workings of organizations in the United States. It describes the National Organizations Study, the first national survey of organizations in the US using a statistically representative sample. As well as outlining the study and the major conclusions it reaches, the book also looks at specific employment practices - hiring, training, promotion, performance measurement, benefit packages and contingent work - and how they compare between different businesses and business sectors. Differential treatment of employees according to ethnicity and gender is examined as part of the analysis of these topics.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803958166
Publication date: 11th June 1996
Author: Arne L. Kalleberg
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 398 pages
Categories: Organizational theory & behaviour, International business,

About Arne L. Kalleberg

David Knoke is a professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches and conducts research on social network analysis, social statistics, political, economic, and organizational sociology. He received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1972.

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