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After Lean Production - Evolving Employment Practices in the World Auto Industry (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,321
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After Lean Production - Evolving Employment Practices in the World Auto Industry (Hardcover): Thomas A. Kochan, Russell D....

After Lean Production - Evolving Employment Practices in the World Auto Industry (Hardcover)

Thomas A. Kochan, Russell D. Lansbury, John Paul MacDuffie

Series: Cornell International Industrial and Labor Relations Reports

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Nearly every country that produces cars views the automobile industry as strategically important because of its direct economic significance and because it serves as a bell-weather for innovation in employment conditions. In this book, industrial relations experts from eleven countries consider the state of the industry worldwide. They are particularly interested in assessing whether the loudly heralded model of lean production initiated by Toyota has become pervasive.

The contributors focus on employment practices: the way work is organized, how workers and managers interact, the way worker representatives respond to lean production strategies, and the nature of the adaptation and innovation process itself. Global competition and changing technological possibilities are pressuring other industries to transform their employment practices and the auto industry may be an important harbinger of what is to come.

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Imprint: Cornell University Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Cornell International Industrial and Labor Relations Reports
Release date: September 1997
Editors: Thomas A. Kochan • Russell D. Lansbury • John Paul MacDuffie
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-0-8014-3382-5
Categories: Books > Business & Economics > Industry & industrial studies > Manufacturing industries > Road vehicle manufacturing industry
Books > Business & Economics > Industry & industrial studies > Industrial relations & safety > Industrial relations > General
LSN: 0-8014-3382-7
Barcode: 9780801433825

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