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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... organ- isation , industrial relations , and the ownership and control of industry ) . It has at times extended to a more general consideration of the nature of industrialism and industrial society , and in addition to this tendency to ...
... organ- isation , which were seen as potential means to improve worker commitment and management - worker relations . In the most recent period , since the mid - 1970s , the changes in the world of work have perhaps been even more far ...
... organ- isation that has evolved in the situation concerned ' for an under- standing of industrial relations behaviour and argued that the ' structural determinants ' of behaviour , which he saw 26 Understanding industrial organisations.
... ( organ- isational , group and individual ) which had previously been dealt with separately by sociologists , social psychologists and psycholo- gists respectively . Only in this way could a number of problems be adequately tackled . For ...
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Context contingency and choice
Orientation and action
Labour power and the labour process
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Richard K. Brown
Limited preview - 1992