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The Organization Man
     

The Organization Man

by William H. Whyte
 

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ISBN-10: 0812218191

ISBN-13: 9780812218190

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

"The Organization Man is one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. It established the categories Americans now use when thinking about the workplace, the suburbs, and their lives."--David Brooks, senior editor at the Weekly Sta

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"The Organization Man is one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. It established the categories Americans now use when thinking about the workplace, the suburbs, and their lives."--David Brooks, senior editor at the Weekly Sta

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812218190
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
353,237
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Joseph Nocera

PART I. THE IDEOLOGY OF ORGANIZATION MAN
1. Introduction
2. Decline of the Protestant Ethic
3. Scientism
4. Belongingness
5. Togetherness

PART II. THE TRAINING OF ORGANIZATION MAN
6. A generation of Bureaucrats
7. The Practical Curriculum
8. Business Influence on Education
9. The Pipe Line
10. The "Well-Rounded" Man

PART III. THE NEUROSES OF ORGANIZATION MAN
11. The Executive: Non-Well-Rounded Man
12. 12. The Executive Ego
13. Checkers

PART IV. THE TESTING OF ORGANIZATION MAN
14. How Goon an Organization Man Are You?
15. The Tests of Conformity
PART V. THE ORGANIZATION SCIENTIST
16. The Fight against Genius
17. The Bureaucratization of the Scientist
18. The Foundations and Projectism

PART VI. THE ORGANIZATION MAN IN FICTION
19 Love That System
20. Society As Hero

PART VII. THE NEW SUBURBIA: ORGANIZATION MAN AT HOME
21. The Transients
22. The New Roots
23. Classlessness in Suburbia
24. Inconspicuous Consumption
25. The Web of Friendship
26. The Outgoing Life
27. The Church of Suburbia
28. The Organization of Children
29. Conclusion

Afterword, by Jenny Bell Whyte

Appendix: How to Cheat on Personality Tests
Acknowledgments
Index

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