Critical Studies in Organization and Bureaucracy

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Frank Fischer, Carmen Sirianni
Temple University Press, 1994 - Business & Economics - 644 pages
. Preface to the Revised Edition. . Pt. I. Classical Problems and Perspectives. 1. 1. Bureaucracy. 4. 2. The Spirit of Bureaucracy and Beyond Bureaucracy: The Paris Commune. 20. 3. Oligarchy. 28. 4. Scientific Management. 44. 5. The Real Meaning of Taylorism. 55. 6. Human Relations and the Informal Organization. 62. 7. Three Patterns of Bureaucracy. 72. Pt. II. Forms of Control and Divisions of Labor. 83. 8. Forms of Control in the Labor Process: An Historical Analysis. 86. 9. Machine Technology and Workplace Control: The U.S. Post Office. 120. 10. Organizing Consent on the Shop Floor: The Game of Making Out. 134. 11. Women, Unions, and Participative Management: Organizing in the Sunbelt. 144. 12. Organizational Expertise and Bureaucratic Control: Behavioral Science as Managerial Ideology. 174. 13. Reproducing Hierarchy: Job Evaluation and Comparable Worth in State Government. 196. 14. Manufacturing Management Ideology: Corporate Culture and Control in Financial Services. 233. Pt. III. Structures, Power, and Practices. 259. 15. The Rationing of Services in Street-Level Bureaucracies. 264. 16. Teaching and Learning in a Bureaucratic School. 282. 17. Women and Power in Organizations. 313. 18. Mentoring and Irrationality: The Role of Racial Taboos. 342. 19. Normal Accident at Three Mile Island. 353. 20. The Department of Defense and the Military-Industrial Establishment: The Politics of the Iron Triangle. 371. 21. Bureaucracy and the Regulation of Health and Safety at Work: A Comparison of the U.S. and Sweden. 386. 22. Class and Politics in the Organization of Public Administration: The U.S. Department of Labor. 405. 23. The AIDS Crisis and Organizational Failure. 426. Pt. IV. Organizational Alternatives and Social Change. 443. 24. The Collectivist Organization: An Alternative to Rational-Bureaucratic Models. 448. 25. Community-Owned Government: Empowering Rather than Serving. 475. 26. The Algebra Project: Organizing in the Spirit of Ella. 497. 27. Worker Participation in Technological Change: Interests, Influence, and Scope. 519. 28. Feminism and the Forms of Freedom. 544. 29. Learning Pluralism: Democracy and Diversity in Feminist Organizations. 554. 30. Internal Organization and Social Structure in Community Organizing: The Case of ACORN. 577. 31. Fishbowl Planning: Environmental Regulation, Economic Development, and Democratic Technique. 601. 32. Beyond NIMBY: Participatory Approaches to Hazardous Waste Management in Canada and the United States. 622. . About the Editors. 644.
 

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Contents

PARTI Classical Problems and Perspectives
1
The Paris Commune Karl Marx I
20
Oligarchy Robert Michels I
28
Scientific Management Frederick W Taylor I
44
The Real Meaning of Taylorism Harry Braverman I
55
Human Relations and the Informal Organization
62
Forms of Control and Divisions of Labor
83
The U
120
The Department of Defense and the MilitaryIndustrial
371
Bureaucracy and the Regulation of Health and Safety
386
Class and Politics in the Organization of Public
405
The AIDS Crisis and Organizational Failure
426
Organizational Alternatives and Social Change
443
Empowering Rather
475
Organizing in the Spirit of Ella
497
Interests
519

The Game
134
Job Evaluation and Comparable
196
Corporate
233
Structures Power and Practices
259
Teaching and Learning in a Bureaucratic School
282
Women and Power in Organizations
313
The Role of Racial
342
Feminism and the Forms of Freedom
544
Internal Organization and Social Structure in Community
577
Environmental Regulation
601
Participatory Approaches to Hazardous
622
About the Editors 644
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Frank Fischer teaches Political Science and Public Administration at Rutgers University and has published several books, including Technocracy and the Politics of Expertise and The Argumentative Turn in Policy Analysis and Planning.

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