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Author Fraser, Jill Andresky.

Title White-collar sweatshop : the deterioration of work and its rewards in corporate America / Jill Andresky Fraser.

Published New York : Norton, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  331.7920973 FRAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Best of All Possible Worlds of Work? 3 -- 1 "The Pace Was Insane": Less Time, More Stress 17 -- 2 "Working Three Times Harder and Earning Less": The Shrinking Paycheck and Other Squeezes 39 -- 3 "This Is the Way of the World": The Disappearing Benefit Blanket 58 -- 4 "They Used to Use a Ball and Chain": Technology's Impact upon the Workplace 75 -- 5 "My Full Intention Was to Be There Forever": Sharing the Rewards of Postwar Prosperity 97 -- 6 "Ma Is Dead": Workplace Change in the 1980s 114 -- 7 "Raising the Bar": Why Work Now Worsens As Companies Prosper 135 -- 8 "Like a Boulder Rolling Downhill": Declining Job Conditions, with Little Payoff 160 -- 9 "Career-Change Opportunities": The Corporate "Spin" on the New World of Work 182 -- 10 Conclusion: A Path Out of the White-Collar "Sweatshop"? 199.
Summary With facts, figures, and trenchant case histories, Fraser presents a searing indictment of corporate management in the roaring '90s which has shattered the future of the white-collar worker.
Subject White collar workers -- United States.
Work environment -- United States.
ISBN 0393048292