Emile Durkheim


In my opinion, this would be a clear example of the personal consequences of the work in the new economic order. As a result of the current restructuring, the worker has no hope of professional career within the enterprise, so it becomes more difficult to recruit and retain personnel within large hierarchical organizations. The brilliant worker aims the go to emerging companies of smaller size where you can establish both their fortunes and their own ideas…A new way of thinking about the economic lives of individuals is required. The founders of European social thought recognized the benefits social and psychological of a division of labour in well defined occupations and professions. Emile Durkheim warned such division of labour as a remedy for the anomie of infinite aspiration disease which, in his view, individualistic cultures were especially vulnerable. The fears which invade into working life today are concentrated in social marginality which leads to the possibility of not continuity labor, prolonged exclusion from employment and, in a way deeper, the dissipation of the meaning that comes when work has been made profoundly possible. Durkheim with his theory predicted this effect.

In the era of post-Fordism, significant changes as the emergence of a new type are taking societal, the rupture in the social institutions and the growing separation between object and subject. In addition, social integration already cannot be understood as a correspondence between the actor and the system, policy and labor stop being determinants and identity will be centered on the primacy of the self, i.e., individuals are defined distance of social structures and sometimes against societal actors. Deterioration and decomposition of magmas of collective sense and certain groups are produced: faith in progress, class consciousness, for example, belong to the culture of the industrial society. All efforts are focused on the figure of the individual. This process of individualization means a process of re-bonding and untying to new forms of life in society.