deskilling


deskilling
v. downgrade a job from a skilled to a semiskilled or unskilled position; remove skill

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Deskilling — is the process by which skilled labor within an industry or economy is eliminated by the introduction of technologies operated by semiskilled or unskilled workers. This results in cost savings due to lower investment in human capital, and reduces …   Wikipedia

  • deskilling — de‧skil‧ling [ˌdiːˈskɪlɪŋ] also de skilling noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES 1. when employees do not learn the skills required to be able to work with modern technology: • The application of information technology is often thought to lead to… …   Financial and business terms

  • deskilling — The process of removing the requirement for individual skills as part of an operating system. Techniques to improve the efficiency of systems tend to simplify and standardize procedures, so that they can be repeated at minimum cost. Computers and …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • deskilling — deskillˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑deskill …   Useful english dictionary

  • ДЕКВАЛИФИКАЦИЯ — (deskilling) процесс деградации труда, в котором труд становится все более фрагментированным и утрачивает свою сложность, самостоятельное содержание и основу знаний. Наиболее значительная разработка данного понятия (тезис о деградации труда)… …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • Skill (labor) — Skill is a measure of a worker s expertise, specialization, wages, and supervisory capacity. Skilled workers are generally more trained, higher paid, and have more responsibilities than unskilled workers. [Harvard reference |last=Cowan… …   Wikipedia

  • Industrial sociology — (also known as sociology of industrial relations or sociology of work ) is both a study of the interaction of people within industry (e.g. boss subordinate, inter departmental, and management union relations) and, on a macrosociological scale,… …   Wikipedia

  • deskill — de‧skill [ˌdiːˈskɪl] verb [transitive] HUMAN RESOURCES to remove or reduce the level of skill needed to do a job, usually by getting a machine to do some or all of the work: • Advances in machine technology had deskilled numerous manual jobs.… …   Financial and business terms

  • deskilled — deskill de‧skill [ˌdiːˈskɪl] verb [transitive] HUMAN RESOURCES to remove or reduce the level of skill needed to do a job, usually by getting a machine to do some or all of the work: • Advances in machine technology had deskilled numerous manual… …   Financial and business terms

  • Conceptual art — Not to be confused with concept art. Joseph Kosuth, One and Three Chairs (1965) Conceptual art is art in which the concept(s) or idea(s) involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic and material concerns. Many of the works,… …   Wikipedia


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