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The Politics of Working Life

ISBN: 0199271917;
Издательство: Oxford University Press

Book DescriptionHow does the politics of working life shape modern organizations? Is our desire for meaningful, secure work increasingly at odds with corporate behavior in a globalized economy? Does the rise of performance management culture represent an intensification of work, or create opportunities for the freewheeling individual career? This timely and engaging book, by leading authorities in the field, adopts the standpoint of the 'questioning observer'. It is for those who need an informed account of work that is accessible without being superficial. The book is unique in its multi-dimensional approach, weaving together analysis of individual work experience, political processes in organizations, and the wider context of the social structuringof markets. The book identifies central questions about working experience and answers them in a direct and lively manner. It has a strong analytical foundation based on a political economy framework, giving particular weight to the...

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