Flexible manufacturing systems in Britain and the USA

B. Jones, Peter Scott

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    Comparing a British with an American Flexible Manufacturing System highlights both differences in de facto and formal work organisation and the separate influence of overall management policies. Contrary to prevailing theories it is the practical resolution of these policies that either stifles or permits polyvalent, ‘autonomous’work-groups.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)27-36
    Number of pages10
    JournalNew Technology, Work and Employment
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1987


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