xii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780691135243 hardcover alkaline paper 069113524X hardcover alkaline paper
Based on a field study of a French aeronautic plant, Pierreville (pseudonym), which manufactures airplane engines.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -226) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The persistence of organizational gray zones The motivations and the setting Revisiting social systems in organizations The side production of homers in factories The Pierreville plant: setting and status divides The findings Retirement homers: an entry into the community Homers gone wrong: delimiting the gray zone Shades of homer meanings: occupational variations The rise and fall of craftsmanship Trading in hidden identity incentives The implications Organizational gray zones as identity distillers Identities, control, and moralities Appendix A: Data and methods Appendix B: Position in the field.