Mcdonaldization In The Workplace

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As people have issues about Mcdonalds’ low food quality toward people’s health. However, there is another important area that we have to consider seriously about is how its system, so-called “Mcdonaldization”has influenced and continuously effecting our society. From the article “McJobs: Mcdonaldization and the Workplace” by George Ritzer, he distributes the idea of how Mcdonaldized system has changed our society into scripted and “programmized” places (Ritzer 1998:140). He has specifically analyzed the McJobs’( job that has been Mcdonaldized) into four elements,which is its efficiency, calculation, prediction and control. As the nature of the world is made of a full of colors, diverse opinions of people naturally exist toward the term …show more content…

Alienation involves individuals’ feelings of separation or estrangement from a social structure or social institution (Johnson 1996; Seeman 1959)—it involves the feelings that interactions with the social structure or social institution in question will be unpleasant and unfavorable (Krishnan, Bhatnagar and Manchanda 2009). (1989a:9) George Ritzer , by generalizing five characteristics of McJobs, he theologized the consequence for the laborers alienated not only by their own workplace, but also from the entire society. From the article, “ New Technologies and Alienation: Social Critical Reflections” by Douglas Kellner clearly and distinctly illustrates the idea how Mcdonaldized works bring people to isolation. (Kellner …show more content…

According to the recent research of Hierarchy Structure group, they have introduced the Walmart Business Hierarchy. Walmart was first introduced to this world in 1969. It is one of the worlds’ famous grocery stores and supermarkets. It is also widely operating in different countries around the world. As Walmart is a huge company, they require a structured and strict hierarchical system in the company. It is also efficient, calculated, predicted and controlled. A bit different from the McDonald, Walmart has divided into three parts,which are above store managers,in-store managers and in-store hourly

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