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Industrial Democracy in America: The Ambiguous Promise

Industrial Democracy in America: The Ambiguous Promise

by Nelson Lichtenstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521431212

ISBN-13: 9780521431217

Pub. Date: 02/26/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Contemplating America's industrial decline, this study will provoke questions, even within management circles, of the long-run viability of a work regime that does not respect or motivate its workers or persuade them to identify with the enterprises of which they are members.

Overview

Contemplating America's industrial decline, this study will provoke questions, even within management circles, of the long-run viability of a work regime that does not respect or motivate its workers or persuade them to identify with the enterprises of which they are members.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521431217
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/26/1993
Series:
Woodrow Wilson Center Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Michael J. Lacey; 1. Introduction; 2. Industrial democracy or democracy in industry?; 3. Industrial democracy and liberal capitalism, 1890–1925; 4. 'An American Feeling'; 5. From Commons to Dunlop; 6. Great expectations; 7. Wartime labor regulation; 8. Workplace contractualism; 9. Pacific ties; 10. Industrial relations mythand shop-floor reality; 11. Epilogue.

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