Flexibility at Work: Development of the International Automobile Industry

Flexibility at Work: Development of the International Automobile Industry

by Valeria Pulignano
     
 

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This book examines the most recent transformations in the automobile industry. In particular it analyzes the impact of the new forms of industrial restructuring on production organization and the organization of labor and employee relations within Fiat in Italy, Volkswagen in Brazil and Renault and MCC/Smart in France. These case studies illustrate the most recent

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This book examines the most recent transformations in the automobile industry. In particular it analyzes the impact of the new forms of industrial restructuring on production organization and the organization of labor and employee relations within Fiat in Italy, Volkswagen in Brazil and Renault and MCC/Smart in France. These case studies illustrate the most recent radical changes in the industry (outsourcing and modular organisation) and show how they have affected lean production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403900418
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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