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Managing flexworkers: holding on and letting go
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore what it means to be a manager in the context of working from home, or "flexworking", as an increasingly common work practice. Design/methodology/approach - The paper is ...
Canada's bold experiment with pay equity
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine the evolution, implementation and effectiveness of the Pay Equity Act in Ontario, Canada. Given that this Act is considered by many as the world's most progressive equal ...
Integrating realistic job previews and realistic living conditions previews: realistic recruitment for internationally mobile knowledge workers
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of realistic job previews (RjPs) and realistic living conditions previews (RLCPs) during the recruitment of a group of internationally mobile knowledge workers who ...
Transitions from temporary to permanent work in Canada: who makes the transition and why?
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
The focus of this paper is on a microeconomic analysis of the annual transition rate from temporary to permanent work of individual workers in Canada for the period 1999-2004. Given that a large proportion of temporary ...
Workplace response to vacancies and skill shortages in Canada
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to analyze employer responses to vacancies and skill shortages by adopting certain workplace practices. Design/methodology/approach - Making use of the longitudinal nature of the ...
Barriers and paths to success: Latin American MBAs' views of employment in Canada
Purpose - This paper aims to examine perceived barriers and paths to success for Latin American immigrant professionals in the Canadian job market Design/methodology/approach - Findings are based on 20 semi-structured ...