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Fordism and flexibility

Fordism and flexibility

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nigel Gilbert, Rogers Burrows and Anna Pollert.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesExplorations in sociology
    ContributionsGilbert, G. Nigel., Pollert, Anna., Burrows, Roger, 1962-, British Sociological Association. Conference
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD"70"G7"F67"1992b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20602555M
    ISBN 100333565355, 0333618157


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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 book 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, Fordism and flexibility book 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. E-flux’s new book, Are You Working Too Much.

Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art, is a collection of texts from their online and print journal that have, over the past year, dealt with the subject of art as work and art-related workers in the post-Fordist economy.

Addressing a significant gap in existing literature, this book presents a gender-informed analysis of the post-fordist economy.

It incorporates a gender dimension into the economic restructuring debate on both a theoretical and a practical level, and explores the implications of economic restructuring in the workplace for gender by: 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.

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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.

Fordism is a stragedy of production, technology and distribution. Fordism originated in the early decades of the twentieth century. Henry Ford used F.W. Taylor’s time and motion methods to increase the efficiency of technologically driven factory assembly lines. Fordism dramatically increased the output of consumer goods.

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 ().

The implications of post-fordism for gender relations at work. Evidence From the Clothing Industry: The Nottingham clothing sector; Team working and numerical flexibility; Team working, functional flexibility and technological change; Post-fordism, gender and work - some conclusions; Bibliography; Index.

Fordism (and post-Fordism) a NEW INTERNATIONAL DIVISION OF LABOUR, based on the new flexibility, within which global production can be organized. The precise dating of the transition from Fordism to post-Fordism is impossible. Indeed, debate continues about the utility and content of both concepts.

In the book My Life and Work ( A Critique of the Fordism of the Regulation School. Raymond Garcia 1. Paris: Center of It was from within this framework that Michel Aglietta's book emerged, because, thanks to the increasing flexibility of machine tools, beginning with the numerical control machinery of the s, it has become easier to diversify products, in.

Social scientists increasingly claim that work structures based on the mass production or “Fordist” paradigm have grown obsolete, giving way to a more flexible, “post-Fordist” structure of.

4 On the flexibility of Fordism see Karel Williams, Tony Cutler, John Williams and Colin Haslam, `The End of Mass Production', Economy and Society, 16, 3,pp.

5 Thus the OEEC report on the development of the European motor industry after World War II warnedFile Size: KB.

a FRQ Explain how Fordism affected the economy industry during the 19th and 20th century; and how Post-Fordism is affecting the industry today.

helped produce many goods at a single site--known as mass consumption--by a technique called assembly line very inexpensively helped set. Helen from () gives a summary of the economic and societal term FORDISM, which describes how America and Western European countries made goods and marketed to it's citizens.

In the. Essay on Fordism, Post-Fordism and the Flexible System of Production. Words 5 Pages. Fordism, a term that in the early 20th century forged from Ford Motors which was found in and became widely used in describing mass production and mass consumption.

The term itself was named after Henry Ford when him and his engineers came up with. This chapter describes the relationship between the British production system and Fordism (or ‘Fordist’ production).

Between andBritish-owned firms incrementally developed an indigenous production system that differed broadly from the stereotypical Fordist model. The established British system, originating in the inter-war years, appeared to be suited to the needs of a.

Burrows, R, Gilbert, GN and Pollert, A () Fordism and flexibility In: Fordism and flexibility: divisions and change. Macmillan, London. Full text not available from this by: Decentralization on organizational level and weakening of the hierarchy.

Increased skill level and flexibility of the work force. The introduction of the new economy and whatever is not Fordism. More flexible and specialized production, more skilled workers, teamwork, higher quality & .This important book presents theoretical and empirical studies of the current reorganization of economic, political and social relations in Britain, West Germany and Scandinavia.

An international list of distinguished contributors provide critical and well-informed commentaries on issues such as the transition from ‘Fordism’ to ‘Post-Fordism’, discourses and strategies of flexibility.