Technology and the future of work /
The essays in this volume contradict the conventional assumption that automation will not only reduce the number of workers required to produce a given product but also require less skilled workers to produce it.
New York :
Oxford University Press,
- Automation and competency requirements in manufacturing: A case study / Larry Hirschhorn and Joan Mokray
- Skill and occupational changes in U.S. manufacturing / Paul Attewell
- Automation and work in Britain / Peter J. Senker
- New concepts of production and the emergence of the systems controller / Horst Kern and Michael Schumann
- Institutions and incentives for developing work-related knowledge and skill / David Stern
- Issues in skill formation in Japanese approaches to automation / Robert E. Cole
- Technology, industrial relations, and the problem of organizational transformation / Robert J. Thomas and Thomas A. Kochan
- Union initiatives to restructure industry in Australia / Max Ogden
- Transforming the routines and contexts of management, work, and technology / Claudio U. Ciborra and Leslie S. Schneider
- Innovation and institutions: Notes on the Japanese paradigm / Thomas B. Lifson.