ERIC Number: EJ585628
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Time Famine: Toward a Sociology of Work Time.
Perlow, Leslie A.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v44 n1 p57-81 Mar 1999
A nine-month field study of a software-engineering firm's work practices revealed that the group's collective use of time perpetuated its members'"time famine." A crisis mentality and rewards for individual heroics were responsible. Altering the way engineers used their time at work enhanced their collective productivity. (66 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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