Flexible manufacturing systems in Britain and the USA
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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.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||New Technology, Work and Employment|
|Publication status||Published - 1987|