The Machine at Work
Technology, Work and Organization
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Polity Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
This highly topical book is a concise and accessible account of the relationship between technology and work. Firstly, it reviews and critically assesses a variety of recent approaches to the social and cultural dimensions of technology. Secondly, it examines the implications of these new approaches for existing ideas about the nature of technology and work organization.
At the core of much thinking about technology is the assumption that the technical character and capacity...