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Flexible scheduling, degradation of job quality and barriers to collective voice

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This article examines the operation of flexible scheduling in practice through a case study of a large retail firm in the United Kingdom. It includes analysis of 39 semi-structured interviews, participant observation of shop floor work and non-participant observation of union organizing as well as analysis of key documents. The findings highlight the high level of generalized temporal flexibility across employment statuses. This temporal flexibility enables firm flexibility without necessitat...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0018726716631396

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Human Relations Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-01-06
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EISSN:
1741-282X
ISSN:
0018-7267
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633913
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uuid:aebd47f8-39c6-4b65-ad50-23f0c874b19b
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pubs:633913
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2016-07-13

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