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The Context for Change / II. Policy and Practice / III. Barriers to the Effectiveness of Current Policies and Strategies for Moving Beyond Policies to Culture Change / IV. Conclusion CONTRIBUTORS: S. Lewis, P. Moss, J. Lewis, L. Harker, J. Gonyea, B. Googins, H. Holt, I. Thaulow, C. L. Cooper, A. Watts, C. Camp, K. Taylor, P. H. Raabe, J. K. Fletcher, R. Rapoport

Rethinking Employment: An Organizational Culture Change Framework
Rethinking employment: An organizational culture change framework

Traditional assumptions about the separation of work life and personal life are no longer viable, but we have not yet created a coherent set of new values and beliefs to take their place.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, When Giants Learn to Dance

Most people in the industrialized world will combine employment with the care of others – children, adults or elders – at some stage in their working lives. Yet paid work is taking up ever more of people's lives, leaving little time to fit in other demands and activities (Hewitt, 1993; Schor, 1991). The question of how to bring about change in employing organizations so that people can meet the demands in the interdependent domains ...

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