industrial sociology


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  • Industrial sociology — (also known as sociology of industrial relations or sociology of work ) is both a study of the interaction of people within industry (e.g. boss subordinate, inter departmental, and management union relations) and, on a macrosociological scale,… …   Wikipedia

  • industrial sociology — noun Date: 1948 sociological analysis directed at institutions and social relationships within and largely controlled or affected by industry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • industrial sociology — the sociological study of social relationships and social structures in business settings. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • industrial sociology — noun : sociological analysis directed at institutions and social relationships within and largely controlled or affected by industry * * * the sociological study of social relationships and social structures in business settings. [1945 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • industrial conflict — A term which refers to all expressions of dissatisfaction within the employment relationship, especially those pertaining to the employment contract, and the effort bargain . The many different kinds of industrial conflict may be divided into two …   Dictionary of sociology

  • industrial societies — industrial society …   Dictionary of sociology

  • SOCIOLOGY — as a field of intellectual endeavor is much older than sociology as an academic discipline. Modern sociology can be traced to the Scottish moralists such as Adam Ferguson, David Hume, Adam Smith, and possibly to Thomas Hobbes. The word sociology… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • sociology — It has been argued that the very origins of the word ‘sociology’, from the latin socius (companion) and the Greek ology (study of), indicate its nature as a hybrid discipline that can never aspire to the status of a social science or a coherent… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Industrial relations — is a multidisciplinary field that studies the employment relationship.[1] Industrial relations is increasingly being called employment relations because of the importance of non industrial employment relationships. Many outsiders[who?] also… …   Wikipedia

  • industrial society — It is important to distinguish the descriptive from the analytical uses of this term. At a descriptive level, an industrial society is simply one displaying the characteristic features of industrialism , as listed under that heading. However, the …   Dictionary of sociology

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