The Machine at Work: Technology, Work and Organization

The Machine at Work: Technology, Work and Organization

by Keith Grint, Steve Woolgar

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ISBN-13: 9780745669175
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 501 KB

About the Author

Keith Grint is Lecturer in Management Studies and Fellow in Organization Behaviour at Templeton College, Oxford. Steve Woolgar is Director of CRICT and Professor of Sociology at Brunel, University of West London.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction: Deus ex Machina. .

1. Theories of Technology.

2. The Luddites: Diablo Ex Machina. .

3. Configuring the User: Inventing New Technologies.

4. Some Failures of Nerve in Constructivist and Feminist Analyses of Technology.

5. Technology and Work Organizations.

6. What's Social about Being Shot?.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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