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‘You Don't Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows’: Public Sector Reform and its Impact Upon Climatology Scientists in the UK


Andy Danford


University of the West of England (UWE) - Bristol Business School

Sue Durbin


University of the West of England (UWE)

Mike Richardson


University of the West of England (UWE) - School of Marketing


New Technology, Work and Employment, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 215-229, November 2009

Abstract:     
This paper provides case study analysis of the workplace experiences of British scientists working in the field of climatology. In the context of the restructuring of work organisation brought about by the interplay between the commercialisation of science and state modernisation policies, the paper provides evidence of a deterioration in scientists' quality of working life.

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Date posted: October 21, 2009  

Suggested Citation

Danford, Andy and Durbin, Sue and Richardson, Mike, ‘You Don't Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows’: Public Sector Reform and its Impact Upon Climatology Scientists in the UK. New Technology, Work and Employment, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 215-229, November 2009. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1491842 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-005X.2009.00230.x

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Andy Danford (Contact Author)
University of the West of England (UWE) - Bristol Business School ( email )
Frenchay Campus
Bristol, BS16 1QY
United Kingdom
0117 9656262 Ext. 3481 (Phone)
HOME PAGE: http://www.uwe.ac.uk/bbs/acad/hrm/danford.shtml
Sue Durbin
University of the West of England (UWE) ( email )
Blackberry Hill Bristol
Bristol, Avon BS16 1QY
United Kingdom
Mike Richardson
University of the West of England (UWE) - School of Marketing ( email )
Bristol
United Kingdom
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