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April 30, 2018 / C H Thompson

Social control in the workplace

  • External surveillance occurs through what Foucault terms ‘disciplinary power’
  • Disciplinary power – is where people, in this case workers (or employees) monitor/regulate their own behaviour (discipline themselves) because they don’t know whether they’re under surveillance or not
  • Grint (2005) argues the effect of the the carceral archipelago is it undermines employee/employer trust and so the worker finds imaginative ways of rebelling
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