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Title Technology and the future of work / Paul S. Adler, editor
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 336 pages) : illustrations
Contents Automation and competency requirements in manufacturing: A case study / Larry Hirschhorn and Joan Mokray -- Skill and occupational changes in U.S. manufacturing / Paul Attewell -- Automation and work in Britain / Peter J. Senker -- New concepts of production and the emergence of the systems controller / Horst Kern and Michael Schumann -- Institutions and incentives for developing work-related knowledge and skill / David Stern -- Issues in skill formation in Japanese approaches to automation / Robert E. Cole -- Technology, industrial relations, and the problem of organizational transformation / Robert J. Thomas and Thomas A. Kochan -- Union initiatives to restructure industry in Australia / Max Ogden -- Transforming the routines and contexts of management, work, and technology / Claudio U. Ciborra and Leslie S. Schneider -- Innovation and institutions: Notes on the Japanese paradigm / Thomas B. Lifson
Summary The essays in this volume contradict the conventional assumption that automation will not only reduce the number of workers required to produce a given product but also require less skilled workers to produce it
Analysis Employment Effects of Development Of Technology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Employees -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Technological innovations.
Form Electronic book
Author Adler, Paul S.
ISBN 0195071719
1423737482 (electronic bk.)
9781423737483 (electronic bk.)