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Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe


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List of FiguresList of TablesContributorsPrefacePart 1. Organizations and their employees in a sustainable workforce

  1. A sustainable workforce in Europe: Bringing the organization back in
  2. Tanja van der Lippe

  3. The institutional context of a sustainable workforce
  4. Katia Begall and Anneke van Doorne-Huiskes

  5. Collecting cross-country comparative multilevel data in organizations: The research design of the European Sustainable Workforce Survey
  6. Zoltan Lippenyi, Thomas Martens and Tanja van der Lippe

    Part 2. A comparative approach to which organizations invest in employees: differences between sectors and countries

  7. The differential influence of employee and organization characteristics on men and women's training participation
  8. Nikki van Gerwen, Vincent Buskens and Maria das Dores Guerreiro

  9. Investments in working parents: The use of parental leave
  10. Leonie van Breeschoten, Katia Begall, Anne-Rigt Poortman and Laura den Dulk

  11. Which older workers participate in which personnel policies?
  12. Jelle Loessbroek, Joop Schippers, Bram Lancee and Stefan Szucs

  13. Worksite Health Promotion in European organizations: Availability according to employers and employees
  14. Anne van der Put and Jornt Mandemakers

  15. Immigrants' access to employer-provided professional training within firms: An analysis for the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands
  16. Silvia Maja Melzer

    Part 3. Returns of investments in a Sustainable Workforce for employers and employees

  17. HR investments in an employable workforce: Mutual gains or conflicting outcomes?
  18. Jasmijn van Harten, Zoltan Lippenyi and Paul Boselie

  19. Temporary contracts, job uncertainty, and work-life balance: a multilevel study across European Organizations
  20. Zoltan Lippenyi, Alessandra Gasparotto and Youko Natti

  21. Human capital investments and the value of work: Comparing employees and solo self-employed workers
  22. Wieteke Conen and Paul de Beer

  23. Do female managers improve women's promotional opportunities?
  24. Margriet van Hek and Anja Abendroth

  25. Technology implementation within enterprises and changes in the educational and age composition of enterprise workforces
  26. Jannes ten Berge and Maarten Goos

  27. A sustainable workforce in Europe: Future challenges

Tanja van der Lippe and Eva FodorBibliographyIndex

About the Author

Tanja van der Lippe is professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology of Utrecht University, head of the Department of Sociology, and chair of the Research School ICS. Her research interests are in the area of work-family linkages in Dutch and other societies, for which she received a number of large scale grants from Dutch and European Science Foundations. She received an ERC Advanced Grant for her research into 'Investments in a sustainable workforce in Europe'. She is an elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (2014), the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (2013), and the European Academy of Sociology (2010). Her edited books include Quality of life and work in Europe: Theory, practice and policy (Palgrave, 2011), Competing claims in work and family life (Edward Elgar, 2007), and Women's employment in a comparative perspective (Aldine de Gruyter, 2001).Zoltan Lippenyi is assistant professor in Organizational and Economic Sociology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is a member of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) and the ISA RC28 Social stratification and Mobility. He obtained his PhD (2014) in sociology at Utrecht University. Between 2014 and 2018, he worked as post-doctoral researcher within the ERC-financed Sustainable Workforce project, focusing on the consequences of organizational employment practices, and in particular adoption of flexible work and employment arrangements, for workplace inequality and employee outcomes. Since 2015, he represents the Netherlands in the Comparative Organizations and Inequality Network (COIN), a research collaboration studying workplace wage inequality from an international perspective. In this collaboration, he studies the effects of organizational context and change on inequality in wages, using register-based linked-employer employee datasets. His work is published in the European Sociological Review, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, History of the Family, and Social Science Research.

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