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An Experiment of Flexible Specialization in Cyprus

Chrisanthi Avgerou

in Information Systems and Global Diversity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263424
eISBN:
9780191714252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263424.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines a ten-year effort to reform the furniture manufacturing sector of Cyprus, according to the industrial model of flexible specialization. The reform initiative involved the ... More


Manufacturing Production Chains and Wholesaling

in Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477015
eISBN:
9780226477046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477046.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with three case studies illustrating the role of distribution in the functioning of the production chain: furniture manufacture provides a portrayal of an industry's web of ... More


The Dulcimer-Playing Android; or, Furniture-Making in the Rhineland

Adelheid Voskuhl

in Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226034027
eISBN:
9780226034331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226034331.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter takes the journey down the Rhine to the furniture manufacture of Abraham and David Roentgen in Neuwied, about seventy miles south of Cologne. David Roentgen became the most distinguished ... More


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