Day+17+Internal+Organizational+Design+II+-+Marxist+theory+5+Oct+2011

Day+17+Internal+Organizational+Design+II+-+Marxist+theory+5+Oct+2011

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Internal Organizational Design II: The Marxist perspective October 5, 2011 Main idea: The internal design of the capitalist enterprise can only be understood in terms of the capitalist imperative of controlling workers.
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Analysis Papers Reader Office Hours Will Qiu (WQ): Thursday, October 6 th , 12:30-2:00, Café Milano Casey Homan (CPH): Friday, October 7 th , 3:00-4:30, 483 Barrows) Garson Lau (GL): next Thursday, October 13 th , 12:30- 2:00, Valley Life Science Building courtyard near Yali’s Café (inside by the benches if raining) Dr. Linus (LBH): every Monday, 3:15-5:15, 496 Barrows
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Recap: Managerialist perspective The internal design of the organization can be explained by the manager’s search for an optimal equilibrium of contrasting agendas The employment relation: a free, contractual exchange
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The Marxist critique The managerialist perspective misunderstands the characteristic problem of capitalist production Internal organizational design is about solving the problem of achieving control over LABOR
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