IS WORKER SOLIDARITY UNDERMINED BY AUTONOMY AND PARTICIPATION? PATTERNS FROM THE ETHNOGRAPHIC LITERATURE*

@article{Hodson1993ISWS,
  title={IS WORKER SOLIDARITY UNDERMINED BY AUTONOMY AND PARTICIPATION? PATTERNS FROM THE ETHNOGRAPHIC LITERATURE*},
  author={R. Hodson and S. Welsh and Sabine Rieble and C. Jamison and S. Creighton},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  year={1993},
  volume={58},
  pages={398}
}
  • R. Hodson, S. Welsh, +2 authors S. Creighton
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology
  • American Sociological Review
  • Solidarity is workers' chief protection against abusive management as well as a mediating factor against the ravages of meaningless work. Researchers interested in workers' well-being have suggested that increased worker autonomy and participation in the labor process may undermine worker solidarity. Available answers to this question have been difficult to confirm because of the nature of the data required. Ethnographic methods are able to probe deeply inside a workplace to ascertain levels of… CONTINUE READING
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