Experts versus Laymen: A Study of the Patsy and the Subcontractor

Experts versus Laymen: A Study of the Patsy and the Subcontractor

by Barney Glaser

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412857178
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2015
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Barney G. Glaser is founder of the Grounded Theory Institute in California, and has also been a research sociologist at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. He is the author or co-author of several books, including The Grounded Theory Perspective II and Experts versus Laymen: A Study of the Patsy and the Subcontractor, published by AldineTransaction.

Table of Contents

Preface

I Playing Patsy

Part I Comparative Bidding

II Inviting Bids
III Detailing the Job
IV Choosing a Subcontractor

Part II Generalling the Job

V Temporal Control of a Job
VI Articulating Successive Jobs
VII Quality Control of a Job
VIII Closure: Temporal, Quality, and Financial

Part III Concluding Views

IX Notes on the Expert-Layman Relationship

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