Understanding Industrial Organizations: Theoretical Perspectives in Industrial Sociology
Understanding Industrial Organizations critically reviews the approaches developed by industrial sociologists to analyze industrial organizations. It outlines four general perspectives on organizations - systems thinking, contingency approach, the action approach and labour process for a more adequate sociology of organizations. The book provides a clear, relevant and important contribution to the sociology of organizations.
Results 1-5 of 80
... and Hall Inc. 270 Madison Ave, New York NY 10016 © 1992 Richard K. Brown All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilised in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or ...
... and King's Lynn All rights reserved . No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilised in any form or by any electronic , mechanical , or other means , now known or hereafter invented , including photocopying and recording , ...
... or by W.H. Smith's freeze on dividend pay- ments , and even fewer directly affected by threatened redundan- cies at Lewis's or Rolls - Royce , the actions , and success or failure , of these and other enterprises will have consequences ...
... or failings among members of the organisation . The Human Relations approach in studies of industry and work was clearly compatible with the dominant emphasis on function ... or in the USA ( see Introduction - sociologists and industry 11.
... or in the USA ( see Landsberger 1958 , esp . 28-47 ) . It was more difficult in Britain than in the USA to regard industrial conflict as inevitably pathological and trade unions as misguided ; Britain had different political traditions and ...
Context contingency and choice
Orientation and action
Labour power and the labour process
Other editions - View all
Understanding Industrial Organisations: Theoretical Perspectives in ...
Richard K. Brown
Limited preview - 1992