Managing the Mills

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-12-01
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer
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Managing the Mills reconstructs the management culture of this industry and shows how it interacted with the economics of steelmaking to shape particular labor policies like the twelve-hour day, welfare capitalism and the use of spies in the workplace.

Author Biography

Jonathan Rees is now an Associate Professor of History at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v
Introduction vii
Chapter One Andrew Carnegie and the Origins of the Nonunion Era 1 (32)
Chapter Two The Decline of the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers and the Rise of the Implied Contract 33 (32)
Chapter Three The Methods of Control: The Steel Industry Versus Unorganized Labor 65 (36)
Chapter Four A Kind Face on a Cold Policy: Welfare Capitalism in the Steel Industry 101 (42)
Chapter Five Reluctant Reform: The Eight-Hour Day and Employee Representation 143 (36)
Chapter Six Fighting Organized Labor Under the Iron and Steel Code, 1933-1935 179 (36)
Chapter Seven The Steel Workers Organizing Committee Versus U.S. Steel 215 (34)
Chapter Eight The Little Steel Strike and Beyond 249(26)
Conclusion 275 (6)
Index 281 (18)
About the Author 299

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