Modern technology and civilization; an introduction to human problems in the machine age [by] Charles R. Walker, assisted by Adelaide G. Walker.


New York, McGraw-Hill, 1962.

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Subjects Technology and civilization.
Description 469 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date 1962.
Notes Also issued online.
Contents On evaluating technology in history / Charles Singer -- What is a machine : tools, machines and utilities defined / Lewis Mumford -- Ideological preparation : the wish before the fact / Lewis Mumford -- Time and the machine : authority of the clock / Lewis Mumford -- Monasteries and mechanization / Bertrand Gille -- Leonardo da Vinci : compleat technician / Bertrand Gille -- New ideas of space, time and motion / Lewis Mumford -- Technics and the growth of capitalism / Lewis Mumford -- The last crowded quarter century / Allan Nevins -- The open mind / J.R. Oppenheimer -- National policy and technology / W.F. Ogburn -- The principles of scientific management / F.W. Taylor -- Mass production / Henry Ford -- Three technologics : size, measurement, hierarchy / Daniel Bell -- What is monotony? / Elton Mayo -- The man on the assembly line / C.R. Walker, R.H. Guest -- An assembly-line worker looks at his job / Robert H. Guest -- A quantitative look at human behavior on the assembly line / C.R. Walker and R.H. Guest -- Mass production and the individual / C.R. Walker, R.H. Guest, A.N. Turner -- Management and the assembly line / A.N. Turner -- An experiment in worker control over pacing / William F. Whyte -- Experience at IBM corporation / C.R. Walker -- White-collar workers in an insurance company / R.H. Guest -- White-collar workers and supervisors in a public utilities company / J.D. Elliot -- A controlled experiment in job enlargement / A. Marks, as described by R.H. Guest -- Technical change and social structure / W.H. Scott and others -- The logic of automation / M.L. Hurni -- Technology in a modern science-based company / R.J. Cordiner -- Impact of automation on organization and the individual / F.C. Mann and R.L. Hoffman -- Engineering logic vs. social realities / F.J. Roethlisberger -- Workflow and human relations / F.L.W. Richardson, Jr., C.R. Walker -- Horizontal and diagonal relationships in industrial plants / F.J. Jasinski -- On the job observation : a new tool for research / R.H. Guest -- Work groups on the assembly line / C.R. Walker, R.H. Guest, A.N. Turner -- Work groups in a semi-automatic steel mill / C.R. Walker -- General comments on specialization / J.C. Worthy -- Scientists, engineers, and industrial organization / Louis B. Barnes -- New concepts in technology and organization / J.R. Gass -- Orthodox incentive theory, principles and problems / William F. Whyte -- Incentives in time of change / C.R. Walker -- The comptroller takes a fresh look / R.H. Guest -- Enterprise for everyman / Russell W. Davenport -- The Scanlon plan through a psychologist's eyes / Douglas McGregor -- Money and motivation in the automatic factory / J.R. Gass -- In the wake of the wheel / W.L. Bliss -- A case study of technological unemployment / H.J. Ruttenberg -- Time and technology : a case study of social adjustment to change / C.R. Walker -- Office automation and people / F.C. Mann, L.K. Williams -- Shop changes and the security of the individual / B.M. Selekman -- Employee participation in technological change / J.R.P. French and others -- Fears about automation / A.H. Raskin -- Change and the future / Charles Frankel -- Social structure in a Japanese factory / James Abegglen -- Machine age maya / Manning Nash -- Some labor problems of industrialization in Egypt / F. Harbison, I. Ibrahim -- Mahatma Gandhi's views on machines and technology / D.P. Mukerji -- Technology and productivity in the Soviet Union / J.G. Gliksman -- The machine, the worker, and the engineer / R.K. Merton -- Social structure and psychological stress / E.L. Trist -- Socio-technical systems / F.E. Emery, E.L. Trist -- An historical theory in the evolution of industrial skills / Alain Touraine -- Work and leisure under industrialism / Clement Greenberg -- Can technology be controlled? / W.H. Ferry -- The future of man / Julian Huxley.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)390263
(OCoLC)ocm00390263
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WorldCat Identities Walker, Charles R. 1893-1974.
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