ERIC Number: EJ631893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Eradication of Leisure.
Boggis, Jean J.
New Technology, Work and Employment, v16 n2 p118-29 Jul 2001
Interviews and observations in a British clothing factory that introduced a new computer numerical control system and teamwork/empowerment showed that "teamwork" actually meant little worker control over daily work; deployment of workers often disrupted group cohesiveness. Worker responses included increased absence and turnover. (Contains 29 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Employee Absenteeism, Employee Attitudes, Empowerment, Fashion Industry, Foreign Countries, Labor Relations, Labor Turnover, Leisure Time, Teamwork, Working Hours
Blackwell Publishers, 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom