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.
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... employment relationship, though within certain limits and constraints. This well-documented discussion of the leading theoretical perspectives in the field offers the reader a masterly guide to the sociology of organisations. It will be ...
... employment relationship , though within certain limits and constraints . This well - documented discussion of the leading theoretical perspectives in the field offers the reader a masterly guide to the sociology of organisations . It ...
... employment as one of hundreds or thousands of others in a large industrial corporation , or - for a considerable minority – in an equally large or larger public sector organisation . For industrialisation and the urban- isation which ...
... employment in industrial enterprises , can be traced back to the first emergence of sociology as a distinct discipline , an emergence which represented a response to the industrial , and democratic , ' revolutions ' in Europe . In the ...
... employment relationship as the analytical starting point ; and that such a study ought in any case to be located within the wider framework of a sociology of work . For present purposes , however , it is sufficient to take the ...
Context contingency and choice
Orientation and action
Labour power and the labour process
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Richard K. Brown
Limited preview - 1992