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
Chapter 12: Rethinking Employment: A Partnership Approach
Rethinking Employment: A Partnership Approach
This book has considered the need for changes in organizational practices and values to reflect: the profound structural and social changes which have taken place in families and organizations; shifting gender expectations; the changing composition of the workforce; market and workplace trends, and the revolution in the nature of work, in the context of which the beliefs about the separation of work and family spheres are no longer tenable. It has addressed the question of how to achieve cultural change in organizations: that is, how to encourage the development of values and beliefs about the relationship between work and family which are congruent with the experiences and needs of today's workforce. The authors have considered ...