Labor and Employment Practices: the Rise and Fall of the New Managerialism

Collection Location Koleksi E-book & E-Journal Perpustakaan Pusat Unila
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Author(s) Godard, John
Subject(s) Labor
Classification NONE
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GMD E-Book
Publisher Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Publishing Year 2019
Publishing Place Switzerland
Abstract/Notes Since the beginning of industrial capitalism, labor resistance and control have
been central problems for management. Yet these problems have varied considerably,
in large part depending on the context within which the employment
relation is embedded and particularly the broader political economy characterizing
it. Workplace and management practices have tended to develop in reflection
of this context, while forming an important component of it, with social as well as
economic consequences. This chapter addresses these practices, the conditions
under which they have developed from the 1950s to present, and what some of
their consequences have been. Although focus is on the practices believed to be
dominant at various points in time, variation across and within nations is also
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