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The Foreman (RLE: Organizations): Aspects of Task and Structure,9780415823098
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The Foreman (RLE: Organizations): Aspects of Task and Structure

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415823098

ISBN10:
0415823099
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/21/2013
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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The foreman is usually regarded as a filter in a chain of command in industrial organizations. In this book, however, the author suggests that this view is not adequate, and he proposes instead a model of analysis which employs a systems perspective. The role of the foreman is seen in terms of the interaction of three sub-systems representing the organization, the group and the individual. The book is based on the work of researchers from many disciplines and employs a sociological framework to account for the peculiar strains, conflict and ambiguities associated with the foreman's role.


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