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Employment Relationship

  • By: J. R. Keller & Peter Cappelli
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Economic work can be defined as activity undertaken for another party in exchange for compensation. Employment is a subset of economic work governed by the law that gives the “employer” considerable control over the work process. Where workers are told not ...

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