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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... nature of industrialism and industrial society , and in addition to this tendency to merge with a sociology of industrial societies - there have been questions of overlap with other 4 Understanding industrial organisations.
... nature of the conflicting interests of employers and employees continued to differ , the legitimacy of both sets of interests was fairly widely recognised . Nor was the Human Relations movement the only source of underlying assumptions ...
... nature have been significantly affected by the actions and inactions of the Thatcher Governments of the 1980s . It is only possible to list some of the more important developments : the continuing high levels of unemployment ; the ...
... nature of our societies , the structures related to that nature and the sequence of their transformations , and , in short , to put together a structural and historical model which will account for them . ( Smith 1961 , 21 ) In what is ...
... nature and dynamics of industrial societies , could it remain distinct from a ( general ) sociology of industrial societies ? If a more limited view were to be taken , that it should be concerned with the internal relations of ...
Context contingency and choice
Orientation and action
Labour power and the labour process
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Richard K. Brown
Limited preview - 1992