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The organization man

Author: William Hollingsworth Whyte
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
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"Recognized as a benchmark, Whyte's book reveals the dilemmas at the heart of the group ethos that emerged in the corporate and social world of the postwar era."--Nathan Glazer.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Whyte, William Hollingsworth.
Organization man.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002024390
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Hollingsworth Whyte
ISBN: 9780812209266 0812209265
OCLC Number: 859161029
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1956. With new foreword.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 429 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Forword; PART I: The Ideology of Organization Man; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 The Decline of the Protestant Ethic; CHAPTER 3 Scientism; CHAPTER 4 Belongingness; CHAPTER 5 Togetherness; PART II: The Training of Organization Man; CHAPTER 6 A Generation of Bureaucrats; CHAPTER 7 The Practical Curriculum; CHAPTER 8 Business Influence on Education; CHAPTER 9 The Pipe Line; CHAPTER 10 The ""Well-Rounded"" Man; PART III: The Neuroses of Organization Man; CHAPTER 11 The Executive: Non-Well-Rounded Man; CHAPTER 12 The Executive Ego; CHAPTER 13 Checkers. PART IV: The Testing of Organization ManCHAPTER 14 How Good an Organization Man Are You?; CHAPTER 15 The Tests of Conformity; PART V: The Organization Scientist; CHAPTER 16 The Fight against Genius; CHAPTER 17 The Bureaucratization of the Scientist; CHAPTER 18 The Foundations and Projectism; PART VI: The Organization Man in Fiction; CHAPTER 19 Love That System; CHAPTER 20 Society As Hero; PART VII: The New Suburbia: Organization Man At Home; CHAPTER 21 The Transients; CHAPTER 22 The New Roots; CHAPTER 23 Classlessness in Suburbia; CHAPTER 24 Inconspicuous Consumption. CHAPTER 25 The Web of FriendshipCHAPTER 26 The Outgoing Life; CHAPTER 27 The Church of Suburbia; CHAPTER 28 The Organization Children; CHAPTER 29 Conclusion; APPENDIX: How to Cheat on Personality Tests; Acknowledgments; Index.
Responsibility: William H. Whyte ; foreword by Joseph Nocera.
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