labour Essay Topics

What is popular is not necessarily right

We are fortunate enough to live in the best democracy in the world. Our society is fantastically tolerant of the enormous diversity of cultures within it. Democracy is fundamentally about protecting minorities. It is not about enforcing the will of the majority on a law abiding, tax-paying minority: at its best that is bullying, at… View Article

The Successes of Labour from 1945

The flagship of Labour’s welfare reforms was the NHS. An Act of parliament in 1946 opened the way for the NHS but it did not begin to function until July 1948. Some form of a national health service had been discussed for several years but the actual NHS that was established was very much the… View Article

Analyse the front pages

The aims of the essay are to look at a tabloid and a broadsheet newspaper, and to compare the language and layout of each paper. The two papers that I have chosen to study are ‘The Times’, which is a broadsheet, and ‘The Sun’, being a tabloid. We would expect them to be the same… View Article

The significance of the post-war settlement

After World War 2, the extent to which participating countries had lost acted as an eye opener. What these countries expected never came to be. Having fought in war 1, and then war 2, most resources were running towards depletion and worst of all masses of people lost lives, economies, weakened, infrastructure destroyed and industrial… View Article

The Radical Alien And The Winnipeg General Strike Of 1919

In the spring of 1919, the residents of Winnipeg witnessed the most traumatic and biggest general strike in the history of the Canadian labor force. It took almost six tense week of anxiety and fear for almost all business sector including banks, food delivery, telephones, power, water, fire services, and mail were either reduced or… View Article

Work In Health Care Administration

The health care field is one of constant growth and change.  As the face of health care changes, through privatization, the influence of HMOs, and individuals with doctorates of nursing practice challenging medical doctors in some fields of care, the health care profession can be a volatile place indeed.  That volatility not only increases the… View Article

Peter Kolchin’s “American Slavery: Origins and Consolidation”

Peter Kolchin’s book entitled, “American Slavery: Origins and Consolidation” discusses the problems and the evolution of slavery in the United States of America. The opening sentence of his first chapter is indeed quite interesting. According to him, Americans have this wrong perception that the U.S. is “conceived with liberty” because the reality is that, the… View Article

A Critical Response to the Editorial “Productive Labour”

“A Productive Labour” is an editorial written by Roger Martin and James Milway. This tackles on the topic of productivity – what it is, what it does, and just how important it is for a country’s economy and living. The essay’s main point can be seen in its secondary title, which states that “the only… View Article

Globalization: Toms a Commodity Fetish

Globalization is the international influence, change, and interaction within or between countries and or nations. This creates an idea of connectedness between the facilitating nation and the nation being influenced. Within this interaction and influence on another nation there becomes this desire to become a “trendsetter” through the use of products and other various commodities… View Article

Why Organizations Should Implement Flexible Work Hours

In today’s fast-paced competitive world, flexible work arrangements are a key component to ensure employee commitment. Flexible work arrangements ensure that employers have a flexible work force i.e. there is availability of sufficient labor to meet the workload at all times. Transforming practices in the work place so that it suits employee needs better, is… View Article

Dignity of Labour

Dignity of Labour: “Shouldn’t an honest and descent job be enough? ” “Work is work”; no work is superior or lower in itself. It is absolutely wrong to consider any work as high or low. The work itself is a dignity and every work has some dignity attached to it. The meaning of dignity of… View Article

Child Labour

Considerable differences exist between the many kinds of work children do. Some are difficult and demanding, others are more hazardous and even morally reprehensible. Children carry out a very wide range of tasks and activities when they work. Not all work done by children should be classified as child labour that is to be targeted… View Article

How Internal and External Forces Affect Organizational Behavior

Analyze how internal and External Forces Affect Organizational Behavior Examples of Internal and External Forces Include the Following: Competition: Some Chief Executive Officers when trying to build a high performance work culture will use a strategy that pits one employee against another employee to form a competition between the two. Methods such as these may… View Article

Impact of Employee Retention

Griffeth & Hom (2001) have argued that employee turnover is assuming crisis proportions for many employers who struggle to retain people in the tightest labour market. Griffeth & Hom (2001, Pg 1) 52% of companies report that their turnover is increasing and quit rates are running high of 1.1% a month.” Turnover can be a… View Article

Wal-Mart: But we do give them a 10 percent employee discount

In this case study, Stanwick & Stanwick (2009) give the reader a synopsis into the allegations and ethical issues which the giant retailer Wal-Mart has been facing since the end of the twentieth century. Wal-Mart is being accused of asking their employees to work off-the-clock and not paying them for this work, for not paying… View Article