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What does it mean to be flexible?

What does it mean to be flexible? Proclaims much depends on managers’ capacity to move to a dynamic form of control that is the antithesis of routine management. States the era of mass production was at its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, which saw jobs become standardized and management tasks more specialized as control and co‐ordination became central for organization. Posits organizations have to be able to innovate and adapt to changing conditions in order to survive. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

What does it mean to be flexible?

The Antidote , Volume 5 (7): 3 – Dec 1, 2000

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006870
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Abstract

Proclaims much depends on managers’ capacity to move to a dynamic form of control that is the antithesis of routine management. States the era of mass production was at its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, which saw jobs become standardized and management tasks more specialized as control and co‐ordination became central for organization. Posits organizations have to be able to innovate and adapt to changing conditions in order to survive.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 2000

Keywords: Flexible organization; Management; Control

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