Scientific Management, Socialist Discipline and Soviet Power

Scientific Management, Socialist Discipline and Soviet Power

By: Mark R. Beissinger (author)Hardback

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Contents

Introduction Part I The First Cycle From Revolution to Rationalization Early Encounters Adults and Children First Steps How Not to Work A Cheka for Organization The Agitator Stopwatch 2. Scientific Management at the He m The Politics of Technocracy Education or Training The Commissariat of Organization The Bureaucratic Economy 3. Stalinism as Antibureaucracy Wreckers and Rationalizers Cultural Revolutions A Fatal Reform From Rationalization to Coercion 4. The Triumph of Violence The Revolt against Rationality "Cadres Decide Everything" The School of Life 5.The Rebirth of Managerialism "Harebrained Schemes" and Administrative Secularization The "Idealists" and the "Practical Men" Complex Approaches 6. The Science of Victory The Politics of Executive Training Pink and Not Quite Expert The Case Study and the Business Game Professionalization from Above 7. The Irrational Rationalizers The Classroom and the Factory Clients and Experts The Wheel of the Treadmill The Abacus and the Computer 8. Discipline and Reform The Indulgency Pattern Rationalization and Responsibility Discipline or Decentralization

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  • ISBN13: 9781850431084
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9781850431084
  • ISBN10: 1850431086

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