Item Details

The Transformation of Work

edited by Steven P. Vallas
Format
Book
Published
Amsterdam ; New York : JAI, 2001.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Research in the Sociology of Work
ISBN
0762307668
Contents
  • Managerial Resistance to High Performance Workplace Practices / Ian M. Taplin 1
  • Organizations, Occupations and the Structuration of Work / Michael Lounsbury, William N. Kaghan 25
  • It's Not Just What You Know, It's Who You Know: Technical Knowledge, Rainmaking and Gender among Finance Executives / Mary Blair-Loy 51
  • Do High Performance Work Systems Pay off? / Eileen Appelbaum, Thomas Bailey, Peter Berg, Arne L. Kalleberg 85
  • Careers and Contradictions: Faculty Responses to the Transformation of Knowledge and Its Uses in the Life Sciences / Jason Owen-Smith, Walter W. Powell 109
  • Can Self-Managing Teams Be Truly Cross-Functional?: Gender Barriers to a "New" Division of Labor / Marjukka Ollilainen, Joyce Rothschild 141
  • Social Construction of "Overtime" / Paul V. Martorana, Paul M. Hirsch 165
  • What's Left of Workers' Solidarity? Workplace Innovation and Workers' Attitudes Toward the Firm / Martin Kuhlmann, Michael Schumann 189
  • Workers Rule: Relations in Production at a Cooperative Workplace in Mexico / Sarah Hernandez 215
  • Technocratic Teamwork: Mitigating Polarization and Cultural Marginalization in an Engineering Firm / Gerhard Daday, Beverly Burris 241
  • Deciding to Work Less in a High-Level Profession: Negotiating Strategies and Consequences of Reduced-Hours Careers in Medicine / Lena Lundgren, Faith Ferguson, Jennifer Fleischer-Cooperman 263
  • 'Lean or Just Mean'? The Flexibilisation of Labour in the Australian Hotel Industry / Nils Timo 287.
Description
xiv, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • A collection of 10 essays by scholars in the field.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
Research in the sociology of work ; v. 10
Technical Details
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