© 2010

Beyond Skill

Institutions, Organisations and Human Capability

  • Jane Bryson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Beyond Skill — An Introduction

    1. Jane Bryson
      Pages 1-7
  3. Institutional Influences and Workplace Effects

  4. Organisational Influences and Individual Effects

  5. Concluding on Capability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Jane Bryson, Paul O’Neil
      Pages 199-226
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 227-232

About this book


This book discusses the impact of government policy, other institutional arrangements, organizational practices, collective and individual behaviour, on things of importance to many of us: work, employment, pay, work environments, learning, participation and voice. It is a unique volume of insights from leading researchers and research centres.


economy education employer employment government policy institutions labor market labour learning organization organizations political economy research unions well-being

Editors and affiliations

  • Jane Bryson
    • 1
  1. 1.Victoria Management SchoolVictoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand

About the editors

JANE BRYSON is a Senior Lecturer in the Management School, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She led two research strands in the recently concluded 'Developing human capability: employment institutions, organizations and individuals' project. She strives to bring useful academic insights to workplace issues.

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