Management, Technology and work in commercial broadcasting, c. 1979-98

Alan McKinlay, B Quinn

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    This article explores the relationship between management strategy, technological change nod collective bargaining in the British commercial television industry. The demanning and deskilling potential of digital production technologies remained largely untapped until the second half of the 1980s. The termination of national collective bargaining that had regulated minimum crewing levels was the watershed in terms of work organisation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2-17
    Number of pages16
    JournalNew Technology, Work and Employment
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 1999




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