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  1. In preindustrial societies social development produces a trend toward increasingly less efficient manpower allocation (45)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  2. Production determined organizations possess the exact number of authority levels required by the technology. Socially determined organizations possess more levels of authority than technologically necessary, and hence are inefficient (49)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 4 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  3. ". . . traditional social development involves a trend away from work requiring undivided attention . . ." (53)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  4. "Both the ascriptive group employee type and the mutual association form of contractual work organization do enjoy some advantages of efficiency over both reciprocity and political labor" (71)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  5. "Social development . . . results independently in decreased rationality for production determined and political forms and increased rationality for familial and contractual forms" (56)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 3 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  6. ". . . change from one stage to another . . . [of social complexity] . . . does not mean that the forms of work characteristic of the preceding stage cease to exist. . . . The pattern of change is more that of a cumulative scale than a series of transformations" (77)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  7. ". . . contractual agreements often seem to limit the social content of work roles. Political organizations . . . do so less. . . . Production determined forms are just as likely to be rationally organized as are contractual form" (54)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  8. "Preindustrial social development brings increasing continuous types of technology . . . [however] relatively little continous constant work emerges" (47)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  9. "With preindustrial social development comes a progressive decline in the prevalence of production determined work organization, and a progressive increase in the prevalence of socially determined work organization" (35-36)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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  10. The prevailing type of social base is related to the state of social development. Familial work organization receives its greatest relative impetus with the advent of sedentary agriculture. Specialized political units receive their greatest impetus with centralized government when they displace familial forms and gain control over resources (41-42)Udy, Stanley H., Jr. - Work in traditional and modern society, 1970 - 2 Variables

    Udy divides methods of work organization into 'production determined', 'technologically determined', 'socially determined', and 'pluralistic' types, and examines their prevalence across societies with varying subsistence activities and levels of social and political stratification. Special attention is paid to processes of integration and differentiation and their role in effecting transitions between organization types.

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