Industrial Sociology/Sociology of Work: social relations, attitudes and behaviour at work, particularly those deriving from the division of labour; work experience, satisfaction and alienation; design and control of work; industrialisation processes, industrial institutions and the wider social structure.
Management Science/Theory: industrial management techniques in relation to worker performance, efficiency and productivity; how organisations function and how they should be managed; management functions, notably the control of human and technical resources.
Organisational Sociology: the nature and problems of large-scale organisations, including bureaucracies; the causes and consequences of various types and dimensions of organisation and organisational experience.
Industrial/Organisational Psychology: the human factor at work and how managers and organisations can make better use of it; the effects of organisational processes on individuals and group behaviour and attitudes; fitting the person to the job and the job to the person.
Industrial Relations: the employment relation and related institutions in the workplace; formal and informal systems of bargaining and other structured relations between employers, managers and workers; patterns of industrial conflict and co-operation.
KeywordsIndustrial Relation Work Organisation Organisation Theory Organisation Study Organisational Life
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