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Major Works: Sociology of Work & Industry

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 new and published major works in the subject of Sociology of Work & Industry — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. The Foreman (RLE: Organizations)

    Aspects of Task and Structure

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    The foreman is usually regarded as a filter in a chain of command in industrial organizations. In this book, however, the author suggests that this view is not adequate, and he proposes instead a model of analysis which employs a systems perspective. The role of the foreman is seen in terms of the...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Freedom and Co-ordination (RLE: Organizations)

    Lectures in Business Organization

    By Mary Parker Follett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    A pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and behaviour Mary Parker Follett authored a number of books and numerous essays, articles and speeches on human relations, political philosophy, psychology and management. The first woman invited to address the London School of Economics, this book...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Sociology of the Workplace (RLE: Organizations)

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This volume adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The study of the workplace is approached from the standpoint of industrial sociology, industrial relations, industrial anthropology and other related disciplines. It includes contributions from economists and psychologists as well as from...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Sociology of Work (RLE: Organizations)

    A Critical Annotated Bibliography

    By Parvin Ghorayshi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This reference volume reflects the changing world of work. It includes research on the various dimensions of work, such as the structure of the labour force, labour market segmentation, technology, employment/unemployment, trade unions, and industrial democracy. This book provides an integrated...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Sociology of Organisations (RLE: Organizations)

    By J. E. T. Eldridge, A. D. Crombie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    An understanding of the nature and forms of organisation, particularly with reference to industrial societies, is a key area in sociological analysis. This book discusses and explains what concepts to employ and what analytical procedures to adopt as well as conveying a sense of the theoretical and...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge