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Fordism and flexibility

Fordism and flexibility

divisions and change

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial management -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
    • Labor -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
    • Industrial sociology -- Great Britain -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Nigel Gilbert, Roger Burrows, and Anna Pollert.
      ContributionsGilbert, G. Nigel., Burrows, Roger, 1962-, Pollert, Anna., British Sociological Association. Conference
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD70.G7 F67 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1544345M
      ISBN 100312068719
      LC Control Number91023419

      Post-Fordism is the dominant system of economic production, consumption, and associated socio-economic phenomena in most industrialized countries since the late 20th century. It is contrasted with Fordism, the system formulated in Henry Ford's automotive factories, in which workers work on a production line, performing specialized tasks repetitively, and organized through Taylorist scientific. Matthews, Richard A. , Fordism, flexibility, and regional productivity growth / Richard A. Matthews Garland Pub New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

      Buy Fordism and Flexibility: Divisions and Change (Explorations in Sociology. British Sociological Association Conference Volume Series) by Burrows, Roger, Gilbert, Nigel, Pollert, Anna (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. The Atkinson ‘flexible model’ explain about labour market flexibility and employment restructuring in the s. According to Suzette Dyer Atkinson’s ‘flexible firm’ model provides a framework based on breaking internal hierarchical labour market by creating workforce.

      3. Fordism is a stragedy of production, technology and distribution. 4. Fordism originated in the early decades of the twentieth century. 5. Henry Ford used F.W. Taylor’s time and motion methods to increase the efficiency of technologically driven factory assembly lines. 6. Fordism dramatically increased the output of consumer goods. 7. The basic change, corresponding to Harvey's point about Fordism's problem being one of rigidity, is summed up by the term 'flexibility'. From this, elaborate schema can be given for the features of flexible accumulation, such as the three given by Harvey ().


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During the s there were profound changes in the labour process towards the 'flexible worker' and in the labour market towards a 'flexible workforce'.

Three approaches to explain these changes provide the focus for this book: Marxist regulation theory; the notion of flexible specialisation.

About this book Introduction Three approaches to explain these changes provide the focus for this book: Marxist regulation theory; the notion of flexible specialisation associated with the 'new' institutional economics; and the model of the flexible firm derived from managerialist literature.

A survey of the development of the automobile industry from its origins to the present in a perspective informed by current upheavals in markets, technology and work organization. The volume examines the international diffusion of the Fordist model, Fordism being the manufacture of standardized products using special-purpose machinery and unskilled labour.

Fordism, Post-Fordism, and the Flexible System of Production. Adam Tickell 1. Finance led growth after-Fordism: Observations on Boyer R () Steven Tolliday 1. Transferring Fordism: The First Phase of the Overseas Diffusion and Adaptation of Ford Methods, Andrew Tylecote and Giovanna Vertova 1.

The Rise and Decline of Fordism. Fordism and Flexibility by Roger Burrows,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Neo-Fordism is the term used to describe an approach to work organization that is essentially Fordist, but has been adapted to incorporate a greater degree of flexibility.

This adaptation has occurred because even though there is still a market for mass-produced goods and services, customers expect a greater degree of variation and choice than. During the s there were profound changes in the labour process towards the 'flexible worker' and in the labour market towards a 'flexible workforce'.

Three approaches to explain these changes provide the focus for this book: Marxist regulation theory; the notion of flexible specialisation associated with the 'new' institutional economics; and the model of the flexible firm derived from. Fordism and Flexibility: Divisions and Change (Explorations in Sociology.) [Burrows, Roger, Gilbert, Nigel, Pollert, Anna] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fordism and Flexibility: Divisions and Change (Explorations in Sociology.)Format: Paperback. Between Fordism and Flexibility [Jonathan Zeitlin, Steven Tolliday] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A survey of the development of the automobile industry from its origins to the present in a perspective informed by current upheavals in markets.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages. Contents: Introduction: Fordism, Post-Fordism and Economic Flexibility - Roger Burrows. Get this from a library. Fordism and flexibility: divisions and change. [G Nigel Gilbert; Roger Burrows; Anna Pollert; British Sociological Association.

Conference;] -- "That the s were a decade of significant economic change is not in any doubt. However, how best to interpret these changes has become a source of much controversy. Three related concepts have. Fordism is the basis of modern economic and social systems in industrialized, standardized mass production and mass concept is named for Henry is used in social, economic, and management theory about production, working conditions, consumption, and related phenomena, especially regarding the 20th century.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Fordism, a specific stage of economic development in the 20th century. Fordism is a term widely used to describe (1) the system of mass production that was pioneered by the Ford Motor Company or (2) the typical postwar mode of economic growth and its associated political and.

Fordism and Flexibility: Divisions and Change Nigel Gilbert, Roger Burrows, Anna Pollert (eds.) During the s there were profound changes in the labour process towards the 'flexible worker' and in the labour market towards a 'flexible workforce'.

The Hardcover of the Between Fordism and Flexibility: The Automobile Industry and Its Workers by Jonathan Zeitlin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Jonathan Zeitlin.

Post-Fordism. IJURR Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it Brand: Wiley. The concepts of Taylorism and Fordism. words (6 pages) Essay in Management. 5/12/16 Management and that, to supply these markets, work must be organized in new ways which allow for greater flexibility.

They label this new approach post-Fordism. the main changes from Fordism to post Fordism are flexible production or flexible. Therefore, Post-Fordism allows flexibility in both the manufacturing and service economies both in public and private fields (Jessop ).

Post-Fordism is also demand-led; levels of consumer demand depicts levels of supply as supply excess is very inefficient. Part of the Explorations in Sociology book series (EIS) Abstract Crudely, work in the s was largely concerned with debates about ‘orientations to work’ and ‘embourgeoisement’, whilst the bulk of work in the s and early s was little more than an extended response to Cited by: 8.

Moreover, in approaching this latter topic, I used the conceptual couplet of Fordism and post-Fordism rather than the apparently similar notions of mass production and flexible specialization.The paper ends with a call for in-depth empirical investigations to help develop a superior understanding of how flexible production techniques affect the various components comprising the travel industry.

Elsevier Science Ltd Keywords: post-modernism, Fordism, post-Fordism, flexibility, travel industry polyglot Introduction Recently Cited by: Post-Fordism, Gender and Work book.

Post-Fordism, Gender and Work. DOI link for Post-Fordism, Gender and Work. Post-Fordism, Gender and Work book. By Andrea Wigfield. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Numerical flexibility is often associated with atypical working practices, which can be defined as any form of employment that Author: Andrea Wigfield.