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Organization Studies series

Signifying Calls and the Police Response
The Dramatic Structure of Labor Negotiations

In this carefully detailed and rigorous study of the social processes of labor negotiations, the author uncovers the pressures and motivations felt by negotiators, showing why the bargaining process persists largely in its traditional form despite frequent calls for change.

Psychodynamics of Organizational Life

Taking the underlying competition of interests between worker and employer as his starting point, Hill documents the evolution of new forms of managerial organization designed to enhance and legitimate the employer's control over the worker.