(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1993)

Document title

From production systems to learning systems : lessons from Japan

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The need to advance the conventional understanding of production systems as fixed flows of goods and services to dynamic systems based on learning is discussed. The theory advanced is based on research on the Japanese robot industry. Production systems are established to obtain the scale and scope economies offered by the independent firms of the social division of labour. The necessity to organize production requires the creation of some type of an internal or external governance structure


Article of periodic

published at : Environment & planning A / ISSN 0308-518X

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1974)

Millesime : 1993, vol. 25, no6 [pp. 797-815]

Bibliographic references : 32 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 15583 A

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