Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control

Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control

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In both Marxist and non-Marxist scholarship there has been a remarkable neglect of the managerial control of labour. John Storey's analysis of the modern labour process shows that managerial control is in fact more precarious than has been so far recorded. This book, first published in 1983, reassesses the Braverman theory of the inexorable degradation of work, and demonstrates the need to go beyond not only Braverman but also most of the ensuing attempts to complement or repair his underlying thesis. The book will be of interest to students of the social sciences.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 254 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 20mm | 479.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138822574
  • 9781138822573

Table of contents

Preface; 1. Control and the Labour Process: Towards a Dialectical Approach 2. Rationality and the Real Subordination of Labour: Weber and Marx 3. Braverman and Beyond 4. Work Control in Context 5. Management 6. Managerial Prerogative 7. The Control of Work 8. Struggle and Resistance 9. Control and Democracy; Notes; Bibliography; Indexshow more