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The puzzle of work: autonomy and commitment plus discipline and insecurity

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SKOPE Research Paper No. 16, Summer 2001
Abstract:

Accounts of recent developments of work organization in the UK are often organized around 'optimistic' (improving levels of skills and training, and better communication at the workplace) and 'pessimistic' (increased levels of effort and stress, work intensification, a 'representation gap') scenarios. Not surprisingly, research fails to support either of these extreme views. But it is not satisfactory to conclude that the picture is mixed and messy. It is also necessary to address the relatio...

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Institution:
University of Warwick
Department:
Industrial Relations Research Unit,Warwick Business School
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Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
Series:
SKOPE Research Papers
Publication date:
2001-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
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ora:3889

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