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The Resource The culture of soft work, Heather J. Hicks, (electronic book)

The culture of soft work, Heather J. Hicks, (electronic book)

Label
The culture of soft work
Title
The culture of soft work
Statement of responsibility
Heather J. Hicks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Culture of Soft Work examines American writers' responses to human resource management and motivational techniques in the workplace through readings of postmodern novels and a diverse range of other canonical and popular texts
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Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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Hicks, H
Index
index present
Literary form
essays
Series statement
American literature readings in the twenty-first century
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  • American fiction
  • Work in literature
  • Management in literature
  • Industrial relations in literature
  • Sex role in the work environment
  • Corporate culture
  • Management
Label
The culture of soft work, Heather J. Hicks, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2009
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: "Soft is Hard" -- "No Good to Anybody": Player Piano, General Electric, and the Consumption of Work -- Soft Soap, Snow Jobs, and Apartment Keys: Human Relations Management in Mid-Century Literature and Film -- Automating Feminism: Self-Actualization vs. the Post-Work Society in Joanna Russ's The Female Man -- A Cyborg's Work is Never Done: Programming Robots, Workaholics, and Feminists in Marge Piercy's He, She and It -- "Sleeping Beauty": Corporate Culture, Race, and Reality in Michael Crichton's Rising Sun and Tom Clancy's Debt of Honor -- Hoodoo Economics: On Management Gurus and Magical Black Men in Postmodern American Culture
Extent
272 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780230617919
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader
Label
The culture of soft work, Heather J. Hicks, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2009
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: "Soft is Hard" -- "No Good to Anybody": Player Piano, General Electric, and the Consumption of Work -- Soft Soap, Snow Jobs, and Apartment Keys: Human Relations Management in Mid-Century Literature and Film -- Automating Feminism: Self-Actualization vs. the Post-Work Society in Joanna Russ's The Female Man -- A Cyborg's Work is Never Done: Programming Robots, Workaholics, and Feminists in Marge Piercy's He, She and It -- "Sleeping Beauty": Corporate Culture, Race, and Reality in Michael Crichton's Rising Sun and Tom Clancy's Debt of Honor -- Hoodoo Economics: On Management Gurus and Magical Black Men in Postmodern American Culture
Extent
272 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780230617919
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader

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