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Beyond the apartheid workplace : studies in transition

Author: Eddie Webster; K Von Holdt; Edward Webster; Karl Von Holdt
Publisher: Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, ©2005.
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"Beyond the Apartheid Workplace shows how South Africa's triple transition - towards political democracy economic liberalisation and post-colonial transformation - has generated contradictory pressures at workplace level. A wide range of managerial strategies and union responses are identified, demonstrating both continuities and discontinuities with past practices." "These studies reveal a growing differentiation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Johannesburg (2003)
Kongress
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beyond the apartheid workplace.
Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)654222324
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eddie Webster; K Von Holdt; Edward Webster; Karl Von Holdt
ISBN: 1869140656 9781869140656
OCLC Number: 60589338
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 8 9 10 14 18
Description: xx, 497 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION --
Work restructuring and the crisis of social reproduction: a southern perspective / Karl von Holdt, Edward Webster --
THEME ONE: THE END OF THE RACIAL DIVISION OF LABOUR? SKILLS, WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION AND EMPLOYMENT EQUITY --
Political transition and the changing workplace order in a South African steelworks / Karl von Holdt --
Post-colonial workplace regimes in the engineering industry in South Africa / Andries Bezuidenhout --
New fault lines in the countryside: restructuring in the Western Cape wine industry / Joachim Ewart, Andries du Toit --
THEME TWO: EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATION AND PRODUCTIVITY --
'If you can't measure it, you can't manage it': reorganization of work and performance at two fish processing firms / Johann Maree, Shane Godfrey --
Trade liberalisation and work restructuring in post-apartheid South Africa: a case study of BMW / David Masondo --
Self-directed work teams in a post-apartheid gold mine: perspectives from the rockface / Timothy Sizwe Phakathi --
Beyond marshmallow mountain: workplace change in the New South Africa / David Dickinson --
THEME THREE: WORKING IN THE SERVICE SECTOR --
The 'market hegemonic' workplace order in food retailing / Bridget Kenny --
Transition in the post-apartheid regional workplace: Shoprite in Zambia / Darlene Miller --
New work order or more of the same? Call centres in South Africa / Rahmat Omar --
THEME FOUR: THE GROWING TREND OF CASUALISATION: IS A NEW WORK PARADIGM NEEDED? --
Employment is not what it used to be: the nature and impact of work restructuring in South Africa / Jan Theron --
The consequences of South Africa's economic transition: the remnants of the footwear industry / Sarah Moseotsa --
Women and work restructuring in the Cape Town clothing industry / Christi van der Westhuizen --
THEME FIVE: THE SELF-EMPLOYED: WORKING POOR OR POTENTIAL ENTREPRENEURS? --
Rural enterprise: work on the margins / Kate Philip --
New forms of work and the representational gap: a Durban case study / Edward Webster --
THEME SIX: NEGOTIATING WORKPLACE CHANGE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR --
'Saving government from itself': trade union engagement with the restructuring of Spoornet / Karl von Holdt --
After apartheid: decay or reconstruction in a public hospital? / Karl von Holdt, Bethuel Maserumule.
Responsibility: edited by Edward Webster and Karl von Holdt.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9781869140656
(Sirsi) 28633

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