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  Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century
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Passion with an Umbrella:
Grassroots Activism in the Workplace

by
Maureen Scully and Amy Segal

Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Task Force Working Paper #WP13

Prepared for the May 25-26, 1999, conference “Symposium on Changing Employment Relations and New Institutions of Representation”

September 1, 1999

Results

Our presentation of results addresses each of the questions that were posed in the introduction. Our findings indicate places where the concepts from the social movements literature are illustrated in organizational settings, and moreover, where organizational settings change the nature of the social movement phenomenon and pose some unexpected findings.

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