Taylor & Francis India: Social Sciences

  • On the Shop Floor: Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output book cover

    On the Shop Floor

    Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output, 1st Edition

    By T. Lupton

    Lupton's empirical study used real work groups rather than experimental groups working in post-war factories in Britain to arrive at a more sympathetic and informed appreciation of the reasoning behind the positions adopted by workers in their dealings with management, compared with the more…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Administration: The Collected Papers of Mary Parker Follett book cover

    Dynamic Administration

    The Collected Papers of Mary Parker Follett, 1st Edition

    By Henry C. Metcalf, L. Urwick

    Mary Parker Follett was a prominent business philosopher of the period, who agreed with Sheldon about the need to emphasize human factors in management, but placing greater stress on the need to develop a science of cooperation. According to Follett, what she called her 'Law of the Situation' could…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Papers on the Science of Administration book cover

    Papers on the Science of Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luther Gulick, L. Urwick

    This edited collection includes contributions by Mary Parker Follett, Henri Fayol, James D. Mooney and Henry S. Dennison, and L. J. Henderson, T. N. Whitehead and Elton Mayo. The paper by Henderson, Whitehead and Mayo discusses the findings of the Hawthorne experiments. Whilst admiring the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Management and the Worker book cover

    Management and the Worker

    1st Edition

    By William J. Dickson, F. J. Roethlisberger

    This is the official account of the experiments carried out at the Hawthorne Works of the Eastern Electric Company in Chicago. These were divided into test room studies, interviewing studies and observational studies. The test room studies were experiments into what variables in a workplace…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Scientific Management book cover

    Scientific Management

    1st Edition

    By Frederick Winslow Taylor

    This volume comprises three works originally published separately as Shop Management (1903), The Principles of Scientific Management (1911) and Testimony Before the Special House Committee (1912). Taylor aimed at reducing conflict between managers and workers by using scientific thought to develop…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Management book cover

    The Philosophy of Management

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Sheldon

    Taylorism was criticised for its over-simplistic view of what motivated the worker. Oliver Sheldon's theme was that though Taylorism had helped the development of a science of management, such work should not detract from the predominantly human job of the manager to manage. His work prefigures the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Early Sociology of Management and Organizations book cover

    Early Sociology of Management and Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Thompson

    The early development of the sociology of management and organizations has to be viewed in relation to the emergence, at the beginning of the twentieth century, of a 'Management Movement'. This movement took various forms. On the one hand, it entailed the formation of professional management…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Family: Critical Concepts in Sociology book cover

    Family

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cheal

    This international collection brings together a selection of the most influential work on the concept of the 'Family' and related issues. Introductory chapters introduce the context for the main themes and concepts in each volume, and a comprehensive index allows the reader to navigate the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Early Sociology of Management and Organizations book cover

    Early Sociology of Management and Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Thompson

    The early development of the sociology of management and organizations has to be viewed in relation to the emergence, at the beginning of the twentieth century, of a 'Management Movement'. This movement took various forms. On the one hand, it entailed the formation of professional management…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Body: Critical Concepts in Sociology book cover

    The Body

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Blaikie, Mike Hepworth, Mary Holmes, Alexandra Howson, David Inglis, Sheree Sartain

    This collection offers a uniquely comprehensive guide to the sociology of the body. With a strong historical scope and conceptual framework, it provides an indispensable reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and a robust source for scholars working in the area. The central focus is…

    Hardback – 2003-08-28
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Sport: Critical Concepts in Sociology book cover

    Sport

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm

    Recent years have seen a rapid growth in the field of sports studies. This collection provides an invaluable resource for this burgeoning field, offering a selection of classic works and more recent, groundbreaking journal articles on the sociology of sport.Key features of this collection are:*…

    Hardback – 2003-06-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Mind & Society Pt3:Esc V5 book cover

    Mind & Society Pt3:Esc V5

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Thompson

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2003-05-29
    Routledge

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