Culture, Control, and Commitment: A Study of Work Organization and Work Attitudes in the United States and Japan

Culture, Control, and Commitment: A Study of Work Organization and Work Attitudes in the United States and Japan

by Arne L. Kalleberg, James R. Lincoln
     
 
This book documents the conventional wisdom that Japanese workers displayed significantly more commitment to their organizations than did American workers. But as the authors point out in their new prologue, the world is very different from when this survey of U.S. and Japanese manufacturing firms first appeared; the latter are now moving closer to the American

Overview

This book documents the conventional wisdom that Japanese workers displayed significantly more commitment to their organizations than did American workers. But as the authors point out in their new prologue, the world is very different from when this survey of U.S. and Japanese manufacturing firms first appeared; the latter are now moving closer to the American "market individualist" model. Originally published by Cambridge University Press in 1990.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971958722
Publisher:
Eliot Werner Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Foundations of Sociology Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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