Labour Studies Index

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Alienation Among Professional Engineers: A Canadian-American Comparison

Document type Article
Author Baba, Vishwanath V.
Author Barth, Richard
Journal Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations
Volume 37
Date 1982
Pages 126-140


The purpose of the study is to empirically verify the Marxian proposition that increased (decreased) control and decreased (in-creased) professional incentives bear a positive (negative) relation to alienation; and to look for possible differences between Canadian and American engineers with regard to the relationship between alienation and control-incentive structure.