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Burnes B (1990) Barriers to employee involvement in technical change: more than a case of the good guys and the bad guys, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, 2 (2), pp. 69-75.
This article examines and illustrates the importance of employee involvement in technical change. However, it argues that in many companies this does not and cannot take place, due to inappropriate organizational structure and culture. The article concludes by calling for the joint renewal of both structure and culture if companies are not only to gain the full benefits from new technology but also to operate in an effective and efficient manner
Structure; Culture; Industrial technology; Industrial organization; Structure; Culture; Industrial technology; Industrial organization
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering: Volume 2, Issue 2