New Directions in Theory and Practice
The book brings together in a single volume material and issues normally treated separately, such as management studies, organisation theory, personnel management, industrial relations and motivation theory. Traditional topics such as the Hawthorne Experiments, Weber’s ideal type of bureaucracy and...
Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge
A Study in the Sociology of Work and Employment
First published in 1977, this Routledge Revival is a reissue of the first comprehensive sociological study of the role of the personnel manager, which considers both the individual experience of the person working in this field and the role the occupation plays in the management of employing...
Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge
Sociology, Work and Organisation builds on the five popular and successful editions of Sociology, Work and Industry. The new text is outstanding in how effectively it explains the value of using the sociological imagination to understand the nature of institutions of work, organisations,...
Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge
Fifth edition, 5th Edition
This popular text effectively explains and justifies the use of the sociological imagination to understand the nature of institutions of work, occupations, organizations, management and employment, and how they are changing in the twenty-first century. With outstanding breadth of coverage, it...
Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge
Fifth edition, 4th Edition
In the fourth edition of this successful and popular text, Tony Watson explains how the discipline of sociology contributes to our wider understanding of the variety of work practices and institutions, which exist in modern society. The new edition outlines both what has been achieved historically...
Published September 3rd 2003 by Routledge
Fifth edition, 3rd Edition
Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge