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Reengineering JPL

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes a new mode that emerged in the 1990s that required JPL to increase productivity—a mode referred to as faster-better-cheaper. Amid layoffs and problems with cost control, lab ... More


Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Rick Delbridge

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Much is stated and written about the new world of work but how much do we know about the contemporary workplace? What influence have Japanese management techniques (Just-in-Time Production and Total ... More


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