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Is “success” in transformation an unproblematic concept? In this book, Anna Pollert questions the values often hidden in the burgeoning literature on “transformation” and addresses the main concerns arising from these. In exploring the key issues of post-communist transformation, the author discusses important theoretical issues about the nature of change and continuity, such as the historical, socio-economic and political effects of transformation, the broad problems of how workers and their organizations respond to change from command to capitalist economies, and case studies of how managers, workers and trade unionists experience these changes within their organizations. Transformation at Work encompass multidisciplinary approaches of history, political economy, industrial relations and sociology. It will be extremely useful to students and teachers of comparative industrial relations and business studies. ...

Historical Legacies I – From Empires to Nation States
Historical legacies I – From empires to nation states
The Significance of Nationhood

The political economy of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) today, and the identity of its labour movements, cannot be fully understood without insight into the historic importance of nationhood to these countries. Class ...

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