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Convergence et diversité du passage à la production modulaire dans l'aéronautique et l'automobile en Europe

  • Vincent Frigant

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    (GREThA - Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée - CNRS : UMR5113 - Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV)

  • Damien Talbot

    (GREThA - Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée - CNRS : UMR5113 - Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV)

Les premiers travaux sur la production modulaire soutiennent que ce dominant design conduit à une structure organisationnelle des industries profondément originale. L'hypothèse de déterminisme technologique sous-jacente à ces travaux mérite d'être explorée. La première partie de l'article vise à présenter la logique de cette argumentation en distinguant les dimensions technologique et organisationnelle de la modularité. A partir de cette grille de lecture, nous étudions ensuite la manière dont s'effectue le passage à la modularité dans les industries aéronautique et automobile en Europe. Notre principale conclusion est que s'il est possible de soutenir la thèse d'une convergence entre les deux industries, les trajectoires empruntées sont néanmoins assez clairement opposées.

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Publication status: Published, Actes du GERPISA, 2004, 2004, 37, 107-118
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