The History of Work by R. Donkin

The History of Work

byR. Donkin

Paperback | May 7, 2010

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This sweeping survey of the history of work, from hunter-gatherers to dotcom telecommuters, deftly compresses thousands of years of human evolution into an incisive volume that the Toronto 'Globe & Mail' calls "a page turner of a book". It is a book about work, about the organization and management of work, but it is also a book about people.

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RICHARD DONKIN is one of the UK's leading thinkers on employment. For fourteen years he wrote a weekly column on work and employment in the Financial Times that became required reading for human resources professionals and recruiters. Today he works as an author, commentator and presenter on management and employment issues. Alongside...

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Title:The History of WorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:May 7, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230238939

ISBN - 13:9780230238930

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCTION
HANDS TO THE GRINDSTONE
FETTERED LIVES
JOB CREATION
THE NEW RELIGION OF WORK
THE MOST IMPORTANT PILE OF BRICKS IN THE WORLD
SECRETS OF THE DUMB STEEPLE
THE SILENT MONITOR
THE LAST PURITAN IN A NATION OF AMATEURS
THE YELLOW DOG UNLEASHED
THE PHILADELPHIA CATECHISM
MODERN TIMES
WESTERN ELECTRIC DISCOVERS MOTIVATION
UNNATURAL SELECTION
ARBEIT MACH FREI
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO HOMER SARASOHN
MANAGING THE CORPORATE STATE
THE WANTING ANIMAL
SHARP-SUITED PHILANTHROPISTS
THE END OF MANAGEMENT
MELTING THE FROZEN ASSETS
THE ROAD TO PANAMA
ONE LIFE. LIVE IT.
POSTSCRIPT: NEW CENTURY, NEW ETHIC
NOTES
INDEX