Agile Against Lean: An Inquiry Into the Production System of Hyundai Motor (2023)


SKU: 9789819920419
Author: Jo, Hyung Je Jeong, Jun Ho Kim, Chulsik
Publication Date: 07/06/2023
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Part Ⅰ Conceptual Blocks and Overview.

Chapter 1: Introduction – Building Conceptual Blocks for an Understanding of Catching Up, Chaebols, and Production Systems

Chapter 2: An Overview of Hyundai Motor’s Production System

Part Ⅱ Empirical Anatomy

Chapter 3: Skill Formation in Engineers – Learning by Improvisation

Chapter 4: Work Organization and Shop-Floor Workers – Flexible Automation, Skill-Saving and Segmented Labor

Chapter 5: Supplier Relations – Extended Quasi-Vertical Integration

Chapter 6: The Overseas Production Network – ‘Model Factories’ and Global Transfer of Hyundai Motor’s Production System

Part Ⅲ Reflections and Prospects

Chapter 7: Conclusions – Theoretical and Empirical Reflections and Future Prospects