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Technology and Quality: Change in the Workplace / Edition 1

Technology and Quality: Change in the Workplace / Edition 1

by Patrick Dawson, Dawson


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The text provides a clear account of the major themes and issues facing organizations undergoing change. This book aims to take a more active involvement in the theory and practice of the workplace change. In questioning conventional academic wisdom, a range of unexplored and downplayed shopfloor concerns are identified and unmasked. The book breaks open some popular myths about managing change and the future shape of work. The author addresses the key international issues and current thinking on new forms of organizational change in the light of recent developments in electronic technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415123020
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 09/28/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 6.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Workplace Change. 2. Organization Theory and Work Design. 3. New Technology, Organization and Control. 4. Quality Management, Organization and Control. 5. The Process of Workplace Change. 6. Workplace Relations: The Search for Harmony. 7. Work Organizations: the Formations of Teams. 8. Workplace Control: the Misplaced Supervisor. 9. Workplace Flexibility: Labour Skills. 10. The New Workplace.

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