Chapter 12 labor management

Chapter 12 labor management - Origins of the relationship...

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Origins of the relationship between Employers and Employees Stone age (?- 8,000 B.C.) - Hunting, Gatering - Life was uncertain Agricultural Age (8,000BC – 1820) - Domesticating, Cultivating - Indentured servants, slaves, hired hands - Life was “bleak” - No employers yet, a few people that worked for others, hired hand Beginning of the Industrial age (1820-1880) - New technologies allowed many people to work in factories in de-skilled jobs - People were no longer self sufficient - Demand for consumer goods went up. Because a lot of things were available and made in factories. o Employers before this hired hand to help, lived at job, ate/fed employees in homes. o Times were changing. You didn’t work and earn food, you worked, earned money to buy food. - o Some companies paid in “company” money. You could only spend it in company stores for food or whatever. Employees were given a living, not a chance to advance o Immigrants were coming over and taking jobs. Industrial Age, Unregulated (1880-1935)
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course OLS 274 taught by Professor Goodrich during the Spring '07 term at Purdue University.

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