Not just a number

Australia, 1984

Film
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A three part documentary examining industrial democracy in Australia: 1) Job redesign. Demonstrates how employees exercise decision-making, responsibility and initiative in their private lives and contracts with the usual workplace situation where most decisions are made by management. 2) Better managers. Shows a factory owned and operated by the workers providing a working example of successful worker participation and industrial democracy. 3) Is it a con? Examines unsuccessful industrial democracy initiatives where only the semblance of power has been transferred to the workers.

Credits

producer

Rob Richardson

production company

Amalgamated Metal Workers and Shipwrights Union

Duration

01:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016722

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee motivation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Economic conditions

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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