MGMT2704 Social Organisation of Work

6 Units of Credit

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This course covers the conceptual foundations of industrial sociology, and their application to work practices and institutions. The course will look at the rise of industrial capitalism and trade unionism, work and non-work (including the question of domestic labour), the labour process and work organisation, conflict and control, occupations and the division of labour, divisions in the workforce, technology, skill formation, productivity and flexibility, and the changing nature of work in the late 20th century.