Industry and Reform - Industry and Reform Economic history:...

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Industry and Reform Economic history: seeing past the factory o Where people work: new inventions (e.g. steam power) factories (large spaces for large machines) But…manual labor and small workshops remain the norm o How people work: longer and more continuous hours (in homes, shops, factories)—even if they are working at home, people felt the pressure to work more and longer. –it was a more significant change than the establishment of factories The result of a long and contested struggle for “work-discipline” Factory rules in Berlin (1844): dealing with unruly workers o Rules—get down on paper the set of rules to abide, things like work hours, how long for lunch, how long for breaks, time clock, conduct, only enter what door, no conversation, no drinking, no singing, first established the set of work rules expectations, now is fully established in our minds. Needed to be codified and distributed. o
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