Understanding Industrial Organisations: Theoretical Perspectives in Industrial Sociology

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Psychology Press, 1992 - Business & Economics - 280 pages
Understanding Industrial Organizations critically reviews the approaches developed by industrial sociologists to analyze industrial organizations. It outlines four general perspectives on organizations - systems thinking, contingency approach, the action approach and labour process for a more adequate sociology of organizations. The book provides a clear, relevant and important contribution to the sociology of organizations.
 

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Systems thinking
39
Context contingency and choice
97
Orientation and action
135
Labour power and the labour process
165
Conclusion
228
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