Organizational alternatives for flexible manufacturing systems
AbstractThere is an increasing importance of different productive architectures related to worker involvement in the decision making, where is given due attention to the intuitive capabilities and the human knowledge in the optimization and flexibilization of manufacturing processes. Thus having reference point architecture of a flexible manufacturing and assembling system existent at UNINOVA-CRI, we will present some exploratory hypothesis about applicability of the concept of hybridization and its repercussions on the definition of jobs, in those organizations and in the formation of working teams.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 6169.
Date of creation: Feb 1996
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flexibility; robotics; work organization; manufacturing industry;
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