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dc.contributor.authorPeetz, David Robert
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-10
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-01T23:41:03Z
dc.date.available2015-04-28T04:50:21Z
dc.date.available2017-03-01T23:41:03Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.issn1448 2924
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/66722
dc.description.abstractThere are two alternative visions of the future for Australian workers. Which turns out to be true depends on the choices we make over coming years. The earlier changes and choices have been followed by many changes in the world of work: changes in employer strategies, in the types of jobs, in the nature of work, in the distribution of income and power. There are choices about the directions of economic policy that need to be made; and there are choices to be made about the rights of people at work. Organisations think of ‘organisational citizenship’ as depicting ‘good’ behaviour by employees towards the organisation – doing things not in their job description that make life easier for their fellow workers, their managers or their customers, and that in the end help boost profits. But citizens also have rights, not just responsibilities. We need to think and talk about treating people as citizens at work, people with a right to respect, job security, income security, and a voice. It means people have a right to decent work. And it can be done, if we make the right choices. It is not a question of going back to twentieth century labour law, as the problems for workers stem from wider forces that ‘also adversely affect all citizens in their non-working lives as consumers, borrowers, tenants and recipients of social goods’. The project is one of restoring the primacy of democratic values and processes over markets.
dc.description.peerreviewedNo
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dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherGriffith University in conjunction with ABC Books
dc.publisher.placeMeadowbrook, Qld
dc.publisher.urihttps://griffithreview.com/articles/the-choices-we-make/
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom44
dc.relation.ispartofpageto75
dc.relation.ispartofjournalGriffith Review
dc.relation.ispartofvolume45
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchIndustrial Relations
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode150306
dc.titleThe Choices we Make – A Sliding Doors Moment
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC2 - Articles (Other)
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gro.facultyGriffith Business School
gro.rights.copyright© 2014 Griffith University & the Author. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. For information about this journal please refer to the journal’s website or contact the authors.
gro.date.issued2015-04-28T04:50:21Z
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gro.griffith.authorPeetz, David R.


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