Crank& Gregor Chap 4

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Did anybody look up “Panopticon?” What does the word mean?
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The  Panopticon  is a type of prison building designed by English  architect Jeremy Bentham in 1785. The concept of the design is  to allow an observer to observe ( -opticon ) all ( pan- ) prisoners  without the prisoners being able to tell whether they are being  watched, thereby conveying what one architect has called the  "sentiment of an invisible omniscience." Bentham himself described the Panopticon as "a new mode of  obtaining power of mind over mind, in a quantity hitherto without  example." [
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1. What does chapter four say about supervision of industrial  workers by management? a. Is there anything wrong with direct, in-person  management supervision? i. MBWA? ii. Production reports? iii. Management inspections of the workplace? iv. Visible video cameras? v. GPS devices on company vehicles? b. Is there anything wrong with indirect  management  supervision? i. Secret inspections of your desk? ii. Secretly monitoring your phone calls? iii. Secretly monitoring your computer use? iv. Hidden video cameras?
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v. Hidden microphones? vi. Company spies in the plant? vii. Company spies following you after work?
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2. What does the chapter say about surveillance of criminal  activity? a.
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2010 for the course HLS 225 taught by Professor Burkechristensen during the Fall '08 term at E. Kentucky.

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