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Queuing and waiting : studies in the social organization of access and delay / Barry Schwartz.


Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1975.
ISBN 9780226742106, 0226742105

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Subjects Budgets temps.
Files d'attente, TheĢorie des.
Interaction sociale.
Organisatiesociologie.
Organisationssoziologie.
Queuing theory.
Rationaliteit.
Social interaction.
Time management.
Wachttijdproblemen.
Zeitbudget.
Description v, 217 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1975.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-212) and index.
Contents Introduction -- PART 1: SOURCES OF DELAY: Waiting, exchange, and power: the distribution of time in social systems -- Emerging department structures and waiting time -- Manuscript queues and editorial organizations -- PART 2: PRIORITIES IN CLIENT PROCESSING: Queue discipline -- Formal and informal priorities in an emergency medical treatment system -- PART 3: THE MEANING OF WAITING: Waiting, deference amd distributive justice -- Religious variation in client impatience -- Notes on the social psychology of waiting -- PART 4: SOCIAL FUNCTIONS OF WAITING: Some unappreciated consequences of delay.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1322934
(OCoLC)ocm01322934
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WorldCat Identities Schwartz, Barry, 1938-
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