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More with less : work reorganization in the Canadian mining industry

Author: Bob Russell
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©1999.
Series: Studies in comparative political economy and public policy, 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The massive changes under way in capitalist commodity production include the transition from a traditional or Fordist approach to a post-Fordist one, involving practices such as employee involvement, continuous improvement, and gain-sharing. In this research monograph, Bob Russell explores the changing character of industrial relations and labour processes in two staple industries: potash and uranium mining."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Russell
ISBN: 9781442677388 1442677384
OCLC Number: 276982607
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 25 août 2008).
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 251 p.).
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Market Preliminaries: Product and Labour Markets in the Potash and Uranium Industries --
3. Corporate Cultures of Employment I: Two Traditional Firms --
4. Corporate Cultures of Employment II: Two Post-Fordist Firms --
5. The Labour Process --
6. Production Politics at Five Mine Sites --
7. Final Reflections.
Series Title: Studies in comparative political economy and public policy, 5.
Responsibility: Bob Russell.

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Explores the changing character of industrial relations and labour processes in two staple industries, potash and uranium mining, through an innovative case-analytic approach that compares the  Read more...

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