This study, first published in 1958, explores the behaviour of industrial workers in a social context. By interviewing and observing workers in factories in Melbourne, the author examines the worker’s evaluation of work, work satisfaction, relationships and friendships within the workplace, and the worker’s place in society. This title will be of interest to students of psychology, sociology and business studies.
Preface; 1. Introduction 2. The Field of the Investigation 3. The Worker’s Evaluation of Work 4. The Worker’s Task 5. The Worker’s Pay 6. The Worker’s Bosses and Mates 7. The Worker’s Place in Society 8. The Worker’s Past and Future 9. The Worker’s Engagement outside Work 10. The Worker and His Context 11. Conclusions; Appendix; References; Index
The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.