SOCL 1280: The Twenty-First-Century Workplace
Lecture - 4 credits
- Analyzes the transformation of work since the advent of industrial capitalism.
- Emphasizes the organization and experience of work since World War II and the contemporary shifts underway in the wake of deindustrialization, the rise of service work, the emergence of the internet, the platform revolution, and the globalization of business organizations.
- Topics include the shifting nature of authority relations at work; changing forms of labor control; types of workplace culture in traditional and high-tech settings; and efforts to identify and reduce bias against women, minorities, and members of the LGBTQ community.
- Addresses dilemmas arising from the introduction of advanced technologies.
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