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  1. Organization, Class and Control (RLE: Organizations)

    By Stewart Clegg, David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    In this volume the authors develop a systematic and chronologically based critique of the major concepts, figures and schools in organization. Themes discussed include: the development of scientific management and the responses of Gramsci and Lenin to it the meaning of Mayo and the Human...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Study of Organizations (RLE: Organizations)

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    In this introduction for undergraduate students, the author surveys the development of the study of organizations from an historical point of view. He studies organizations within the framework of the main schools of thought, looks into the various levels of analysis involved, and considers the...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The International Yearbook of Organization Studies 1981 (RLE: Organizations)

    Edited by David Dunkerley, Graeme Salaman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    The diverse topics in this volume bring together developments in the field of organization studies. Although the approaches are by no means undifferentiated the articles share a commitment to a revitalized organizational analysis, an historically based analysis and one which attempts to understand...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Managing Organizational Change (RLE: Organizations)

    Human Factors and Automation

    By Fred Fallik

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    The United States Internal Revenue Service introduced a multi-million dollar program to automate its operations in the early 1980s. This book describes a multidisciplinary study of the experiences of several thousand users in this program, based primarily on questionnaires, observation and...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Organizations Alike and Unlike (RLE: Organizations)

    International and Inter-Institutional Studies in the Sociology of Organizations

    Edited by Cornelis J. Lammers, David Hickson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This volume contrasts the life and problems of organizations in many parts of the world and highlights the differences between those societies as reflected in their different institutional sectors such as manufacturing, commerce, social services and government administration. In so doing, the book...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social Psychology of the Work Organization (RLE: Organizations)

    By Arnold Tannenbaum

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This book discusses social psychological research in organizations and illustrates the implications of this research for organizational theory and practice. The book focuses on the relationship of man to the organization in which he works; his sense of satisfaction, involvement, feelings of...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Leadership and Organization (RLE: Organizations)

    A Behavioural Science Approach

    By Robert Tannenbaum, Irving Weschler, Fred Massarik

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This book represents a selected collection of the writings, from 1950 to 1960, of members of the Human Relations Research Group (HRRG), from UCLA. The writings are followed by independent comments and appraisal from different viewpoints, prepared by distinguished experts in management theory, group...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Renewing International Labour Studies

    Edited by Marcus Taylor

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the global economy stands. Through a combination of...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Unequal Prospects

    Is Working Longer the Answer?

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    In light of the recent financial crisis and changing economic landscape, McNamara and Williamson present and analyze the possibility of working longer. Including a range of potential policies (e.g., further increasing the age of eligibility for full Social Security benefits, allocating...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. On Being At Work

    The Social Construction of the Employee

    By Nancy Harding

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Inspired by the work of the philosopher Judith Butler, influenced by Marx’s theory of alienation and intrigued by theories of death, this book develops an anti-methodological approach to studying working lives. Distinctions are drawn between labour (the tasks we do in our jobs) and work (...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge