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Is a characterization of modern work systems, based on just-in-time and lean production, which is favoured by writers with a radical frame of reference. The central claim is that new forms of work intensify labour and pressurize workers, leading to job stress. This view is a corrective to optimistic interpretations of workplace change that emphasize empowerment. [See disciplined worker thesis.]

Subjects: Human Resource Management.


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