By Thomas Amossé, Alex Bryson, John Forth, Héloïse Petit

ISBN-10: 1137574186

ISBN-13: 9781137574183

ISBN-10: 1137574194

ISBN-13: 9781137574190

This accomplished learn presents a perceptive portrait of place of work employment kin in Britain and France utilizing similar information from large-scale surveys: the British place of work Employment family members Survey (WERS) and the French Enquête family Professionnelles et Négociations d’Entreprise (REPONSE). those huge associated employer-employee surveys offer nationally-representative facts on deepest area employment kinfolk in all however the smallest offices, and supply a different chance to check and distinction place of work employment kinfolk less than very diversified employment regimes. An insightful learn for all lecturers and scholars of employment, the findings even have implications for practitioners and policy-makers prepared to spot and advertise “best practice”.

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Paper presented to the International Labour Process Conference, Dublin. , & Birch, M. (2006). The review of ISCO-88: A European perspective, University of Warwick, mimeo. Eurofound. (2012). Fifth European working conditions survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. Eurostat. (2015a). European statistics database. Tables TEC00001 (GDP), TPS00001 (Population), LFSI_ACT_A (Economically active population), LFSA_ERGAN (Employment rate), TIPSUN20 (Unemployment rate). Eurostat. (2015b).

The employee samples are limited by REPONSE’s sampling approach, which extended eligibility for the employee questionnaire only to those employees with 15 or more months of tenure. Our harmonised employee samples thus omit employees in WERS with tenure of less than 1 year. Nevertheless, in each country, our harmonised employee samples are representative of over four-fifths of all private sector employees in workplaces with 11 or more employees (88% in France and 83% in Britain). 9 7 A more detailed comparison of the topic coverage of the two surveys is provided in the Technical Appendix to the book.

OECD. (2015a). Civilian employment as percentage of population aged 15–64. Stat (dataset alFS_POP_LABOUR). OECD. (2015b). GDP per hour worked (USD, current prices, current PPPs). Stat (dataset PDB_LV). OECD. (2015c). Government at a glance 2015. Paris: OECD. , & Wagner, K. (1989). Productivity and vocational skills in services in Britain and Germany: Hotels. National Institute Economic Review, 130, 52–74. 26 T. Amossé et al. , & Grimshaw, D. (2003). The organisation of employment: An international perspective.

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