post-Fordism

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post-Fordism

(ˌpəʊstˈfɔːdɪzəm)
n
(Commerce) the idea that modern industrial production has moved away from mass production in huge factories, as pioneered by Henry Ford, towards specialized markets based on small flexible manufacturing units
ˌpost-ˈFordist adj
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Jessop, B (1988) 'Regulation theory, post Fordism and the state: more than a reply to Werner Bonefield', Capital & Class, 12(1) pp.
Post Fordism and Enterprise Culture: Flexibility, Autonomy and Changes in Economic Organisation, in Keat, R.
We will now briefly survey the reforms proposed by three leading social democrat thinkers to enhance the capacity of the capitalist system to achieve freedom and its associated justices (26)--these proposals vaccillate between arguments for a modification of Post Fordism and a return to Fordism.
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