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The Resource Managerial control of American workers : methods and technology from the 1880s to today, Mel van Elteren

Managerial control of American workers : methods and technology from the 1880s to today, Mel van Elteren

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Managerial control of American workers : methods and technology from the 1880s to today
Title
Managerial control of American workers
Title remainder
methods and technology from the 1880s to today
Statement of responsibility
Mel van Elteren
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides fresh insight into various practices of managerial control from the 1880s to present and their effects on work organization and quality, and worker skill requirements. The author highlights current developments--including those focused on highly skilled knowledge workers--accounting for enhanced automation, offshoring and related changes in the production and distribution of goods and services"--
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Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elteren, Mel van
Dewey number
658.3/15
Index
index present
LC call number
HD70.U5
LC item number
E45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industrial management
  • Industrial relations
  • Organization
Label
Managerial control of American workers : methods and technology from the 1880s to today, Mel van Elteren
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223122310072
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The rise of the factory system and the origins of systematic management -- Taylorism and fordism, and their early impact on manufacturing and service work -- Welfare capitalism and human relations as additional means of managerial control -- Taylorization during World War II and the postwar automation movement -- The "new nonunion model" and the great risk shift -- Renewal of "flexible mass production" through a Japanese filter -- Industrial rationalization of retail and service work intensified -- Enhanced top-down management systems in manufacturing and office work -- Enterprise resource planning : business process reengineering taken to the next level -- Twists and turns of high-tech jobs and the reengineering of skilled white-collar work -- Technology-first automation and the double-edged sword of decision-support systems -- The extensive and intrusive reach of computer business systems -- Robots : cooperating with or replacing human workers? -- Digital information technologies and the nikefication of production and work organization -- Conclusion -- Chapter notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 335 pages
Isbn
9781476664996
Lccn
2016059862
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)956957650
Label
Managerial control of American workers : methods and technology from the 1880s to today, Mel van Elteren
Publication
Bar code
31223122310072
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The rise of the factory system and the origins of systematic management -- Taylorism and fordism, and their early impact on manufacturing and service work -- Welfare capitalism and human relations as additional means of managerial control -- Taylorization during World War II and the postwar automation movement -- The "new nonunion model" and the great risk shift -- Renewal of "flexible mass production" through a Japanese filter -- Industrial rationalization of retail and service work intensified -- Enhanced top-down management systems in manufacturing and office work -- Enterprise resource planning : business process reengineering taken to the next level -- Twists and turns of high-tech jobs and the reengineering of skilled white-collar work -- Technology-first automation and the double-edged sword of decision-support systems -- The extensive and intrusive reach of computer business systems -- Robots : cooperating with or replacing human workers? -- Digital information technologies and the nikefication of production and work organization -- Conclusion -- Chapter notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 335 pages
Isbn
9781476664996
Lccn
2016059862
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)956957650

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