Industrial Democracy in America: The Ambiguous Promiseby Nelson Lichtenstein
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.
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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