Capitalist Family Values: Gender, Work, and Corporate Culture at Boeing – eBook

eBook details

  • Author: Polly Reed Myers
  • File Size: 17 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 285 pages
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
  • Publication Date: September 1, 2015
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B011DM1SWC
  • ISBN-10: 0803278691
  • ISBN-13: 9780803278691


Though best understood for aerospace and airplane innovation, Boeing has actually invested considerable time and cash in the building and construction and promo of its corporate culture. Boeing’s leaders, in keeping with the requirement of standard American social standards, started to promote a workplace culture of a white, heterosexual family design in the 1930s in an effort to supply a sense of stability for their workforce throughout a series of massive political, social, and financial disturbances. For both employees and supervisors, the building and construction of a manly culture resolved issues that technological development and revenue might not. For supervisors, it provided a method to govern staff members and inspect the power of unions. For guys, it provided a sense of stability that greater incomes and the unpredictabilities of the airline company market might not. For scholar Polly Reed Myers, Boeing’s corporate culture uses a case research study for comprehending how labor and the work environment have actually progressed throughout the twentieth century and into today day in the middle of the increase of neoliberal industrialism, globalization, and females’s rights. Capitalist Family Values puts the stories of Boeing’s females at the center of the business’s history, brightening the policy shifts and financial modifications, worldwide occasions and contemporary debates that have actually specified policy and work environment culture at Boeing. Using archival files that consist of business papers, interviews, and historical lawsuit, Capitalist Family Values (PDF) shows the altering principles of corporate culture and the rhetoric of a “work environment family” in connection with financial, political, and social modifications, supplying insight into the operations of among America’s most effective and prominent companies.


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