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The five dollar day labor management and social control in the Ford Motor Company, 1908-1921 by Stephen Meyer

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English



  • Michigan,
  • Highland Park


  • Ford Motor Company -- History.,
  • Automobile industry workers -- Michigan -- Highland Park -- History.,
  • Machinery in the workplace -- Michigan -- Highland Park -- History.,
  • Automobile industry and trade -- Michigan -- Highland Park -- Personnel management -- History.,
  • Automobile industry and trade -- Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- Michigan -- Highland Park -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementStephen Meyer III.
SeriesSUNY series in American social history
LC ClassificationsHD6331.18.A8 M49
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4107984M
ISBN 100873955080, 0873955099
LC Control Number80022795

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The Five Dollar Day Labor Management and Social Control in the Ford Motor Company, Click on image to enlarge: Stephen Meyer III - Author: N/A Hardcover - pages: Release Date: June ISBN ISBN Price: $ Paperback - pages. The Ford Five Dollar Day. I. Background: Welfare Capitalism The term “welfare capitalism” refers to a benevolent employer setting up programs and organizations (e.g. sports teams, recreational facilities, musical groups, insurance program, profit-sharing plan) for his workers.   14 Meyer, Stephen, The Five-Dollar Day: Labor Management and Social Control in the Ford Motor Company – (Albany, ), p. 15 Heliker, George, “Labor in Detroit –” (unpublished typescript, Ford Archives, undated), by: Read the full-text online edition of The Five Dollar Day: Labor Management and Social Control in the Ford Motor Company, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Five Dollar Day: Labor Management and Social.