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Industries and Professions Books

This section contains free e-books and guides on Industries and Professions, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

Dream Jobs Teenagers Career Aspirations and the Future of Work

Dream Jobs Teenagers Career Aspirations and the Future of Work is a free PDF book published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides insights into the career aspirations of teenagers from different backgrounds, as well as the factors that influence their decisions. The report draws on data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and offers valuable information for policymakers, educators, and employers on how to better support young people in their career development. It can be a useful resource for those interested in workforce development and career planning, as it offers valuable insights into the future of work and the changing nature of employment opportunities. Overall, it is a comprehensive and informative book that can provide useful guidance for both students and professionals interested in various industries and professions.

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s 56Pages

Why Are There Still So Many Jobs. The History and Future of Workplace Automation

The document is a free PDF book that explores the relationship between technology, industries, professions, and employment. It argues that despite technological advances, many jobs still exist because machines have not yet fully replaced the tasks that humans perform, and that many tasks are still difficult for machines. The book provides insights into the impact of technology on employment trends across various industries and professions, and how policymakers can ensure that workers benefit from technological progress. Overall, the book offers valuable information and recommendations for businesses, policymakers, and workers navigating the complex landscape of technological change in industries and professions.

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s 70Pages

Work, Employment, and Industrial Relations Theory

This note will cover the multi-disciplinary theoretical and empirical foundations of research on work, employment, labor markets, and industrial relations. It begins by tracing the historical development of theory and research in the field, paying special attention to how the normative premises, concepts, and methodological traditions of industrial relations compare to those of other disciplines that contribute to the study of work and employment relations. Then will review a number of current theoretical and policy debates shaping the field.

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Industrial Organization Lecture Notes

This note covers the following topics: Equilibria in Homogeneous Product Markets, Demand Systems, Characteristic Space, Product Level Data, and Price Indices, Digression on Price Indices, Empirical Differentiated Products, Applications of Demand Analysis, Cost and Production Functions, Estimating Production Functions, Insurance Markets and Cost Functions, Static Issues in Using UPP, Two Period Empirical Models, A Digression on Moment Inequality Estimators, The Revealed Preference or Profit Inequality Approach, Vertical Markets.

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Management of Industrial Relations

This note explains the following topics: Industrial Relations Perspectives, IR in the Emerging Socio-Economic Scenario, Industrial Relations and the State - Legal Framework, Trade Unions - Role and future, Discipline and Grievance Management, Negotiation and Collective Settlement, Participative Management, Employee Empowerment, Quality Management, Industrial Relations and Technological Change.

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s 226Pages

Organisational Change And Interventions

This book covers the following topics: Organisational Change: An Overview, Models of Change and Approaches to Problem Diagnosis, Major Techniques of Planned Change, Managing Resistance to Change, Introduction of OD and Steps in OD, Organisational Competencies and Skills, Designing and Evaluation of OD Interventions, Power, Politics, Ethics and Future of OD.

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s 173Pages

Principles of industrial organization

This book covers the following topics: Fundamental And Historical, The Industrial Revolution, The Effects Of The Great Inventions, Modern Industrial Tendencies, Forms Op Industrial Ownership, Principles Of Organization System, Principles Of Cost Keeping, The Depreciation Of Wasting Assets, Purchasing And Storing Of Materials, Standards And Their Attainment Inspection, Location, Arrangement And Construction Of Industrial Plants.

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s 358Pages

Lecture Notes on Industrial Organization

This note covers the following topics: Two Sides of a Market, Competitive Market, Monopoly, Basis of Game Theory, Duopoly and Oligopoly Homogeneous products, Differentiated Products Markets, Concentration, Mergers, and Entry Barriers, research and Development, Network Effects, Compatibility, and Standards, Advertising, Quality, Pricing Tactics, Marketing Tactics: Bundling, Upgrading, and Dealerships.

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s 118Pages

Readings in industrial organization and public policy

This book has two purposes: to provide for nonspecialists a convenient compilation of the more important articles in the field of industrial organization and public policy that have appeared since Readings in the Social Control of Industry was published in 1942, and to provide a book of readings useful in teaching graduate courses in this field.

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s 450Pages

Industrial Organization

This lecture note covers the following topics related to Industrial Organization: Introduction to Industrial Organization, Perfect Competition and Monopoly, Oligopolistic Competition, Collusion and Cartels in Oligopoly, Product Differentiation and Price discrimination.

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s NAPages

Industrial Organization and Public Policy Lecture Notes

This lecture note covers the following topics: Industrial Organization, Economics, Benefits of Competition, Monopoly, Pass-Through and Market Power, Cartels, Oligopoly, Price Discrimination, Efficiency aspects of price discrimination, Strategic Behavior and Patent Policy.

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How they succeeded life stories of successful men told by themselves

Life stories of successful men by themselves. Found within are chapters entitled: Marshall Field; Bell Telephone Talk; Why the American People Like Helen Gould; Philip D. Armour's Business Career; What Miss Mary E. Proctor Did to Popularize Astronomy; Boyhood Experience of President Schurman of Cornell University; Story of John Wanamaker; Giving Up Five Thousand a Year to Become a Sculptor; Nordica, What It Costs to Become a Queen of Song; How He Worked to Secure a Foothold; John D. Rockefeller; Author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic; A Talk With Edison; Carnegie As a Metal Worker; John B. Herreshoff, the Yacht Builder; How Theodore Thomas Brought the People Nearer to Music; John Burroughs at Home; Vreeland's Romantic Story; How James Whitcomb Riley Came to Be Master of the Hoosier Dialect.

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