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10 Jan 2023

The High Share of Temporary Employment in Spain

Essay - 2 pages - Micro-economy, job-unemployment

Temporary employment is an important issue in Spain regarding the high share of workers engaged only for a specific period of time. Indeed, according to OECD data, Spain has one of the highest rates of temporary employment among the labour force (aged between 15-65 years): 1 out of...

16 Jun 2022

The European employment strategy

Dissertation - 7 pages - European union

Over the last ten years, employment has remained the top concern of Europeans, including new EU members. In fact, due to the lack of change in each national level, EU citizens have grown to trust the European Union more than their own governments to improve their country's...

01 Mar 2022

How does the phenomenon of unemployment impact Brazil both economically and in its development?

Essay - 5 pages - Micro-economy, job-unemployment

With an area of 8,514,876 km², Brazil is one of the five largest countries in the world. It is located in Latin America and borders seven countries, some of which are Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay. Brazil is also the eighth-largest country in the world with a GDP of 2054 billion dollars....

03 Oct 2022

Practical case : Employment Law

Law case study - 6 pages - Labor law

1/ David has spent the last two decades working as a security officer for Big Gigs and Loud Sounds Ltd. His contract with Big Gigs and Loud Sounds Ltd expressly declares that he is ‘self-employed' and emphasizes at various points that the basis on which he receives his shifts to work for...

07 Dec 2020

Women's Employment Opportunities in Key Creative Roles of Filmmaking in the UK and in France

Essay - 6 pages - Film studies

This business report compares the employment opportunities in the film industry for women in France and in the UK. France has more films produced and released than the UK, meaning more people are employed in the French film industry. Certain factors create obstacles for women in building...

20 Apr 2015

Unemployment: brief study

Case study - 2 pages - Biology

It seems unlikely that we return to suffer the 25% unemployment of the Great Depression. We learned that the government spending - a means of generating demand that was unthinkable in the early 1930s - can stimulate a depressed economy and restore the high level of employment. The...

21 Aug 2014

Unemployment: Case study

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

The unemployment situation in many countries at the moment is worrying. If this continues for a relatively long time, then the countries may have economic constraints in the long run. This will lead to the economic situation being in a very wanting state. Therefore, the economists have to address...

06 Feb 2014

Unemployment Situation in France

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

France has a high rate of unemployment since the 1970s, although the unemployment figures began to increase in the 1940s. Unemployment existed before, but its low level was not one an important part of social debates and economic life of the country. With the oil shocks of the 1970s, which...

05 Nov 2014

Managing Employment Relations - Work life balance and the law

Case study - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Work-life balance involves creating an enabling environment for employees to balance between work and personal responsibilities making them work harder and become committed to the organization. Employers should support it to comply with laws to promote equality opportunities by ensuring employees...

22 Feb 2013

Information systems management: Employment laws

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Making slave trade illegal, in the R v Knowles, ex parte Somersett, in 1772 and the subsequent abolition of slave trade through the Slavery Abolition Act 1833, acted as impetus to the death of serfdom, which stressed on employee subordination (Summers, 1969). This lend to a new era of employee...

24 Sep 2012

Employment at will doctrine: Law, Ethics & Corp. Governance

Case study - 4 pages - Business law

When thinking about privacy laws and the collecting of citizens' private information, there are certainly a few things that come to mind. First and foremost is the technology that helps us in so many facets of life and has brought us closer together, has also began to bring into focus the...

10 Jan 2011

Keynesian theories regarding unemployment

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

According to Samuelson, "Keynes's influence on the course of the economic analysis was the most significant event of economics in the 20th century." In his seminal work, 'The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936)', we learn just by reading the title, that...

30 Nov 2010

Reasons for drop in unemployment: Portugal

Case study - 5 pages - Human resources

The exercise consists in proposing a model of macroeconomic management for the Portuguese economy. To do this, we have data sources for the period 2000-2003. This model should be implemented for a lower unemployment rate. It was however not clear whether this decline would be relative or...

30 Nov 2010

Employment: Lessons from the British model

Case study - 3 pages - Human resources

While France has been trying to stem high unemployment for almost 2 years, its closest neighbor Britain is at a record low rate of unemployment. Indeed, France with 9.8%, struggles to find a solution to tackle the phenomenon, which has now become the greatest evil of this century. "Thus, after...

29 Sep 2010

Globalization and employment

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Globalization is one of the most controversial topics in today's world. Globalization raises fears and apprehensions and the most prominent one that stands out is the growing power of multinational firms that bestows them with the right to retract jobs whenever and wherever they want....

12 Aug 2010

The epidemic of unemployment among immigrants

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In times of economic uncertainty, immigrants feel the wave of monetary downturn stronger than any other socio-economic group. Minimum wage and unemployment rates for immigrants rise higher than any other group, as well. This negative relationship for immigrants is not a North American-specific...

15 Jan 2009

Gender equality and employment in the European Union

Essay - 29 pages - European union

Gender equality is among the fundamental principles and the common values of the European Union. In the 2nd Article of the Treaty of the European Community, it is even mentioned as a “task” to perform for the Community, and again in Article 3(2) TEC. But two questions already appear:...

15 Jan 2009

Gender related differences in patterns of employment in Sweden, and the effects of the parental leave in a woman's employment

Essay - 15 pages - Human resources

Sweden is very often taken as a model when a conversation comes to any gender or equity related question. It is said to be, not without any reason, one of the most if not the most advanced country in the world as far as equality of chances or the cause of women are concerned. Tough, it had long...

16 Jan 2009

Microeconomics, main concepts for an economy study: capital formation, production, consumption, employment, credit multiplier, money demand, money supply, prime rate, Keynesian transmission mechanism, exports, imports and government expenditures

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

Financial investment and interest rates have a positive relationship. Financial investment represents investment in bonds or shares or money saving in the bank. If the interest rate increases, the return of investment will be better. You will get more return on shares (or bonds) and earn more...

11 May 2009

The European employment strategy - published: 11/05/2009

Thesis - 21 pages - European union

The European Union is the most accomplished multinational organization in the world. Since it's beginning in 1950, with the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Union has been integrating more and more, becoming a unique. The European Union was at first, based on economic performances....

15 May 2009

Organizations: Behavior, structure and process - Gibson, Ivancevich, Donnelly and Konopaske: Employment opportunities in multinational firms

Thesis - 2 pages - Management

According to the Exhibit 3 which deals with the question of Japanese expatriates and American in executive positions in Japanese firms in the United States, 69.4% of employees in a top executive echelon or in a middle management branch are Americans. For example, 76.5% of employees from the...

09 May 2008

Why do firms alter labour hours just before employment?

Case study - 4 pages - Management

The model of labour demand in terms of hours worked by employees assumes that firms instantly adjust their employment when the economic environment or business cycle changes. A firm looking to change the size of its work force will always find that it is costly to make spontaneous changes...

21 Dec 2021

Pay and reward package benefit both employers and employees

Essay - 4 pages - Management

Reward describe by (Bloom and Milkovich, 1996: 25) as "bundle of returns offered in exchange for a cluster of employee contributions" is a combination of financial and non-financial components that is attributed to the employees depending on several factors such as the legal, ethical and the...

17 Apr 2015

Enhancing Employability in Marketing

Case study - 4 pages - Marketing theories

The marketing and advertising industry has proved to be a very lucrative industry in the U.K of late. This is because of the various improvements that the industry has been experiencing. (CBI Employability Report 2011) The last ten years had not been so good for the economy of the U.K due to the...

06 Nov 2014

Why Employers should Make Employees Happier?

Case study - 11 pages - Human resources

Over the years, corporate leaders have embraced change in their operations approach to generate the strategic fit with the dynamic environment. This is in a bid to accomplish their corporate goals of maximizing shareholder wealth while minimizing the cost incurred. While all profit-oriented...

11 Jul 2022

What methods of communication could Drop employ to reach out to its two primary audiences directly and personally?

Case study - 4 pages - Digital & e-marketing

Drop Technologies Inc. is a loyalty program startup that was formed in 2015 and is based in Toronto, Canada. This startup offers a loyalty program to its consumers. The concept is straightforward: Drop users download the application on their phone, create an account, and attach their preferred...

22 Feb 2007

Report on the workforce monitoring and surveillance practices: a practical guidance for employers

Essay - 8 pages - Human resources

Employers have always been monitoring theirs employees in one way or another to assess the quantity and the quality of a worker's performance. Monitoring should be understood in a broad meaning: employers can decide to use hidden cameras, CCTV cameras, they can open e-mails or keep records of...

06 Oct 2023


Course material - 9 pages - World geography

The Lewis model (and, generally, the dual-economy paradigm) implies a rural-urban migration (and full employment). At the same time, data (and casual observation) shows a large unemployed urban population in LDCs. In fact, urban populations often do much worse than the rural residents....

29 May 2012

Employers access to employee's emails, Ethical or Not?

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

The arrival of new technology has raised a number of new issues for managers and leaders. One of these concerns is the surveillance of employees to check for disciplinary infringements. During recent years, employers all over the world have implemented a number of programs and initiatives...

15 Jun 2008

The theories of economic justice and the justification for employing utilitarian principles to support the economic development of society

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

Throughout the course of history a number of notable scholars have stepped forward to offer their views on how society should create a utopian existence. Although each of these scholars has been able to address the fundamental issues facing the development of social and economic discourse,...