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Industrial sociology

Branch of the discipline of sociology / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Industrial sociology, until recently a crucial research area within the field of sociology of work, examines "the direction and implications of trends in technological change, globalization, labour markets, work organization, managerial practices and employment relations" to "the extent to which these trends are intimately related to changing patterns of inequality in modern societies and to the changing experiences of individuals and families", and " the ways in which workers challenge, resist and make their own contributions to the patterning of work and shaping of work institutions".[1]

Illustration of Industry 4.0, showing the four "industrial revolutions" with a brief English description.
Illustration of Industry 4.0, showing the four "industrial revolutions" with a brief English description

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