The Culture of Efficiency

The Culture of Efficiency

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altIgThe Culture of Efficiency: Technology in Everyday Life reveals how people are managing, exploiting, and resisting technological developments in the digital age. In this unique volume, distinguished experts from a broad range of fields candidly show how the latest technologies are being used to transform and control nitty-gritty aspects of life from conception onward and the surprising benefits and consequences. Bold and provocative, altIgThe Culture of Efficiency is for everyone concerned with efficiency and effectiveness. It offers fresh insights about social trends, practical suggestions for improving everyday life, and vital forecasts about the future of work and leisure. This is essential reading for researchers, professionals, and students in communication, sociology, education, anthropology, psychology, organizational science, operations management, marketing, gender studies, environmental studies, American studies, healthcare, and social policy. Overall, the volume offers a rich interpretation of the meaning of living in a culture of efficiency.The introduction of a new snack food that fits this lifestyle, a new snack food that one can eat using just one hand a€” the ... First introduced to Japan in 1971 ( Watson, 1997), today McDonalda#39;s is just as much a part of Japan as the local noodle shop. ... The McDonalda#39;s U.S. Product: Snack Wrap McDonalda#39;s Snack Wrap falls into the portable food category because it can ... When the choices are grilled chicken with honey mustard as the topping, the reported number of calories is just 260.

Title:The Culture of Efficiency
Author:Sharon Kleinman
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2009


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