Strategies in the democratization of work organizations

  • Ph G. Herbst
Part of the International series on the quality of working life book series (IQWL, volume 1)


The development of alternative forms of organization can be looked at in terms of different strategies which have been used to transform existing organizations. In the process of change the basic assumptions and characteristics of bureaucratic hierarchic types of organizations have become more clearly visible. At the same time, and gradually, the basic structural elements of alternative types of organizations could be investigated and their emergent properties studied.


Work Organization Shop Floor Middle Management Middle Management Level Policy Commitment 
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© H. E. Stenfert Kroese b.v., Leiden, the Netherlands 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ph G. Herbst
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  1. 1.Work Research InstitutesOsloNorway

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