As part of a 1950s study dealing with various phases of the impact of mass production on human behaviour, this volume, originally published in 1956 and now a classic of its time examines the technological environment and the foreman within management, from the foreman's point of view. The book presents case-history material, but behind this presentation and controlling it are broad concepts, one of the most important of which is that of a technological work environment. The book relates its study of a segment in American industry to the borader challenges of human relations to work in the modern world.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. The Foreman and the Principles of Mass Production 3. The Foreman and the Worker 4. The Foreman and Management 5. The Foreman and Production 6. The Foreman and Quality 7. The Foreman Meets Emergencies 8. A Foreman's Day 9. Profile of a Foreman 10. Mass Production and the Individual 11. Mass Production and the Group 12. The Problem in Perspective.