Company Man: The Rise and Fall of Corporate Life

In this provocative and incisive social history of the corporation, British journalist Sampson observes that the “organization man” of the 1950s and ’60s – a loyal worker confident of annual raises and a growing pension – is virtually extinct. Today’s company men and company women face insecurity in offices that seem placeless networks of telecommuters and data banks, with short-term specialists and consultants increasingly replacing … [ Read more ]