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October 5 Lecture Note

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC227H5
Professor
Glavin
Semester
Summer

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Work and OccupationsWednesday October 5th 2011 PostFordism Key featuressmall batch productioneconomies of scope and scalespecialized productsinformation technologiesoutsourcingcontingent work contractslean productionExplanationscontradictions within Fordism erosion of Fordist Keynesian mode of regulationJapanization lean or mean productionGoalcreate a flexible workforceorganizational structure Forces that caused postFordism to emerge Globalization Growth in demand for diversified productsProduction linked with identity and what you consume producers seeking out cheaper ways technological improvingallowed firms to tap into consumer demand quickly viewing workers in a different lightfirms look at way
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