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Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control

Storey, John (2014). Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control. Routledge Revivals. London: Routledge.

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In both Marxist and non-Marxist scholarship there has been a remarkable neglect of the managerial control of labour. John Storey’s analysis of the modern labour process shows that managerial control is in fact more precarious than has been so far recorded. This book, first published in 1983, reassesses the Braverman theory of the inexorable degradation of work, and demonstrates the need to go beyond not only Braverman but also most of the ensuing attempts to complement or repair his underlying thesis. The book will be of interest to students of the social sciences.

Item Type: Book
Copyright Holders: 1983 John Storey
ISBN: 1-138-82257-4, 978-1-138-82257-3
Extra Information: First published in 1983 by Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd
Keywords: employment relations; industrial relations
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for People and Organisations
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 46235
Depositing User: John Storey
Date Deposited: 09 May 2016 08:18
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:40
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