101 student McD of Society

101 student McD of Society - The danger of being too...

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Page 1 of 1 The McDonaldization of Society 5 main characteristics McDonaldization – 1. Efficiency – definition and examples: 2. Predictability – definition and examples: 3. Calculability – definition and examples: 4. Substitution of non-human technology for human labor – definition and examples: 5. Control – definition and examples: Undesirable consequence of living in a ‘rational’ social system –
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Unformatted text preview: The danger of being too focused on efficiency when trying to accomplish a project or goal Types of businesses that are focused on putting out a predictable product or service: The greatest source of uncertainty in everyday life which McDonaldization, being all about control, attempts to constrain: Examples of the dehumanized nature of everyday life:...
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course SOC SOC 101 taught by Professor Whittacker during the Spring '09 term at ASU.

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