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© 2007

The Invisible Chain

Constraints and Opportunities in the New World of Employment

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jean-Pierre Durand
    Pages 1-6
  3. Jean-Pierre Durand
    Pages 27-56
  4. Jean-Pierre Durand
    Pages 57-72
  5. Jean-Pierre Durand
    Pages 167-198
  6. Jean-Pierre Durand
    Pages 199-208
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 209-242

About this book

Introduction

Companies and work have undergone significant change, and a new productive model has emerged. This book shows how the model works, showing its high degree of coherence in terms of the integration of functions within companies. This book creates a new and challenging theory of services, rooted in the concrete experience of workshops and offices.

Keywords

employment globalization Information Technology (IT) labor market service

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Paris-EvryFrance

About the authors

JEAN PIERRE DURAND is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Centre de Recherches Pierre Naville, at the University of Paris-Evry, France. He is the co-author of After Fordism, Teamwork in the Automobile Industry and Living Labour: Life of the Line at Peugeot-France.

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