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Workers in a Lean World

Unions in the International Economy (Haymarket Series)

by Kim Moody

  • 199 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Verso Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International economics,
  • Trade unions,
  • Work & labour,
  • Labor Unions,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • International - Economics,
  • Labor - Unions,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Labor Market,
  • Working class

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8624461M
    ISBN 101859848672
    ISBN 109781859848678

    In Workers in a Lean World, Kim Moody, director of Labor Notes, presents an iconoclastic view of the global economy. In a well-documented and largely persuasive analysis, Moody challenges the dominant view that globalization has created a single, unified world economy with a completely new set of : Peter F. Meiksins. The original book about Lean in the western world, written in it provides an interesting peek into the past, the "japanese industrial invasion" and the world before the height of globalization, all through the lenses of car manufacturing/5.

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Kim Moody's "Workers in a Lean World" is a scholarly but highly readable critique of the contemporary labor movement and its struggle with capital. The author discusses numerous instances from around the world where employees have resisted management to support his contention that today's workers movement remains a potent historical by: Workers come off as victims, sometimes able to win small improvements, but powerless to challenge the nature of the system.

Moody is an optimist, but a realistic one. He spends the first half of his book analyzing the growth in productivity and power of transnational corporations, in particular the development of lean production systems. Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world.

Workers in a Lean World is a definitive account of contemporary labor relations on a In this book he sweeps across the world to reveal exactly how class struggles between multinational capital and labor has shaped working conditions, capital. “Of the many books we’ve seen on globalization, Workers in a Lean World presents the best analysis of how working people can respond strategically to the on-going transformation of capitalism.”—Jeremy Brecher and Tim Costello, New Politics “This is a very important study that deserves a wide audience.”—ChoiceAuthor: Kim Moody.

About Workers in a lean World. In this comprehensive study of current labour relations worldwide, Kim Moody surveys both sides of the picket lines. He provides a measured assessment of multinational managements’ strategies to downsize, introduce flexible production and compel workers to accept less pay for more work.

A bracing riposte to the conventional wisdom concerning the irresistible power of globalization, Workers in a Lean World is a definitive account of contemporary labor relations on a 5/5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Workers in a lean World: Unions in the International Economy (Haymarket Series) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

The book challenges us to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what we can do, and serves as a rallying cry for us to work together to create a more equal world. Just released: “Lean In for Graduates,” a handbook that offers. Workers in a Lean World. The PVH workers’ victory highlights some of the key issues that are discussed in Kim Moody’s book Workers in a Lean World.

Moody discusses how corporations and nation-states have restructured the world economy, a process they initiated in the s in response to a severe crisis. This book catches the voices, real-world wisdom and experience of Lean/IPD leaders who have mastered the philosophy and value of each practice described.

Read the third book in LCI’s Transforming Design and Construction series to gain valuable insights to leading Lean implementation on projects for better outcomes. Workers in a Lean World by Kim Moody,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Workers in a Lean World: Kim Moody: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(29). Workers in a Lean World: Unions in the International Economy. By Kim Moody. New York, Verso Publishing,pp. $ Like an earlier volume by Kim Moody, An Injury to All (Verso, ), the book reviewed here has a twofold purpose.

On Workers in a Lean World — Kim Moody. IN HIS GENERALLY positive review of my Workers in a Lean World ( January–February ), Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval accuses me of “too many broad generalizations,” of dismissing globalization as “nothing more than ‘globaloney’,” and arguing that all labor needs to address internationalized production is “rank-and-file.

Workers in a lean World: Unions in the International Economy: Kim Moody: Books - 5/5(1). National Office W. 24th St. 2nd Fl. New York, NY Phone: E-mail: [email protected]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Most in the business world believe that knowledge work does not lend itself to lean principles, because, unlike car assembly, it is not repetitive and can’t be unambiguously defined.

Book Reviews: Workers in a Lean World: Unions in the International Economy. By Kim Moody. New York, N.Y.: Verso, pp., $20 paper. Laurie Clements. Labor Studies Journal 2, Download Citation.

If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice Author: Laurie Clements. What I have actually attempted in Workers in a Lean World is to remove globalization from the shrine in which so many have placed it and from which its allegedly unopposable powers emanate.

The book doesn’t deny the reality of deepening international economic integration, but rather places it in the context of capitalism’s expansionist. Kim Moody was a founder of Labor Notes and author of Workers in a Lean World. He has taught at the Cornell Labor Studies Program and at Brooklyn College and is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Hertfordshire in the United : Kim Moody.

Get this from a library! Workers in a lean world: unions in the international economy. [Kim Moody] -- In this study of world labour relations, Moody surveys both sides of the picket lines. His assessment takes a look at multinational managements' strategies to .Kim Moody is the author of On New Terrain ( avg rating, 76 ratings, 10 reviews), Workers in a Lean World ( avg rating, 30 ratings, 1 review, publ /5.As Steve has shown us, now’s a good time to look for and to create other examples of applied lean thinking as everyone ’s responding to the coronavirus abnormality.

Not only is it good practice for lean thinkers, but it can also lay a solid foundation for a safer world with better products, services, and experiences when this awful pandemic.