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Author Wright, Christopher (Christopher Alec)

Title The management of labour : a history of Australian employers / Christopher Wright
Published Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995


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Description xiv, 314 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Australian studies in labour relations
Australian studies in labour relations.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Series Foreword -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part I: The Formative Years, 1870s-1930s -- 1. Simple control and the beginnings of systematic labour management -- Part II: The Growth of Bureaucracy, 1940s-1960s -- 2. Employment relations and the growth of the personnel function -- 3. Restructuring the shopfloor: the rise of scientific management -- 4. Dealing with trade unions: industrial relations management -- Part III: Crisis and Experimentation, 1970s-1990s -- 5. From personnel to human resource management -- 6. The reorganisation of work and new production concepts -- 7. Management prerogative and industrial relations -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Notes -- Index
Analysis Australia
Industrial relations
Industrial relations
Management practices
Personnel management
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-253) and index
Subject Industrial management -- Australia -- History.
Industrial relations -- Australia -- History.
Management -- Australia -- History.
LC no. 95202990
ISBN 0195535499