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  • Labour productivity
  • Labour productivity in the aggregate economy and in its socialized sector (indices of labour productivity, comparisons with other countries). Labour productivity in industry (comparisons with other countries). Labour productivity in agriculture
  • (international comparisons| causes of law productivity).
  • Industrial dynamics and fragmented labour markets. Construction firms and labourers in India
  • Building materials ; Enterprise;Firm ; India ; Industrial production ; Industry ; Labour market ; Working class
  • Classe ouvrière ; Entreprise ; Inde ; Industrie ; Marché du travail ; Matériaux de construction ; Production industrielle
  • This book deals with the factors responsible for the persistence and proliferation of « small-scale activities » and of certain labour arrangements from a theoretical perspective. - (AGD)
  • Spatial division of Labour. Illustrations or evidence?
  • Capitalisme ; Classe sociale ; Division du travail ; Désindustrialisation ; Espace social ; Forces productives ; Géographie humaine ; MASSEY (D.) ; Mode de production ; Rapports sociaux ; Restructuration industrielle ; Système économique
  • Analyse de l'ouvrage de D. Massey : spatial division of labour, social structure and the geography of production, 1984.
  • Migrant labour market and crop production opportunities in Lesotho
  • Agriculture ; Exploitation agricole ; Géographie de l'Afrique ; Lesotho ; Migration ; Population rurale ; Production agricole
  • This article attempts to present a micro-view of the migration phenomenon and its consequences for crop production intensification in Lesotho. An indegenous description of farmhouseholds will be given of classified households of the lowlands
  • Labour flexibility: a tale of two mills
  • British Columbia ; Canada ; Economic restructuring ; Flexibility ; Industrial branch ; Industry ; Labour ; Labour market ; Labour productivity ; Wood industry
  • The paper focuses on in situ restructuring and the search for flexibility in a Fordist labour relations environment, notably the coastal lumber industry of British Columbia, by comparatively analyzing the recent experiences of the Chemainus
  • and Youbou sawmills. The differences in the introduction of new technology reflect the presence of an irreductible local component in labour control.
  • Foreign direct investments, modernization of production and labour market changes in Hungary
  • Development ; Direct investment ; Economic geography ; Employment ; Foreign investment ; Hungary ; Industrial production ; Industry ; Investment ; Labour market ; Modernization ; Technical progress
  • Développement ; Emploi ; Géographie économique ; Hongrie ; Industrie ; Investissement ; Investissement direct ; Investissement étranger ; Marché du travail ; Modernisation ; Production industrielle ; Progrès technique
  • Since the 1989 revolution East Central Europe has opened up for cooperation with the west. This paper investigates the role of foreign direct investments (FDI) in Hungary in connection with the modernisation of production and the transformation
  • of the labour market. - (Zoltán Kovács).
  • Labour in lean times : geography, scale and the national trajectories of workplace change
  • Canada ; Car industry ; Germany ; Industry ; Labour ; Production system ; Trade unionism ; Work organization
  • Allemagne ; Canada ; Industrie ; Industrie automobile ; Organisation du travail ; Syndicalisme ; Système de production ; Travail
  • The A. argues that far from being surpassed by globalization, the nation-state remains a key space for organized labour. While labour geographers have recognized the significance of new forms of work organization, they have not examined how unions
  • to the challenges being presented by lean and just in time production.
  • Agricultural labour productivity in the Western Uttar Pradesh
  • Inter-district variations in agricultural labour productivity in Western Uttar Pradesh for the triennial periods 1962-65, 1970-73 and 1978-81. The sources of variations have been determined by fitting stepwise linear regression function for all
  • Die Entwicklung der Arbeitsproduktivität in der Landwirtschaft der Länder Asiens, Afrikas und Lateinamerikas. (Evolution of Labour productivity in agriculture in Asia, Africa and Latin America)
  • of persons. In consequence, a rise of labour productivity is inevitable. Proceeding from these considerations, the A. ascertains labour productivity in agriculture in developing regions and selected developing countries in 1950 and 1975, whereby he applies
  • Labouring geography : negotiating scales, strategies and future directions. Themed issue
  • Labour ; Neo liberalism ; Scale ; Trade unionism ; Transnationalism ; Work organization
  • The contributions address some of the issues raised by those who have recently taken stock of labour geography's early years. First, there is the key question of labour as an active agent in the production of economic landscapes. Second
  • , there are debates surrounding the production of scale and the multiscalarity of organized labour. Third, labour geographers have yet to engage in any sustained fashion with unpacking the complex identities of workers and the way in which those identities are shaped
  • by and shape the economic and cultural landscape. Fourth, there is some debate on the costs and benefits of a normative labour geography which focuses on what could or even should be.
  • Flexibility ; Industrial geography ; Industry ; Labour market ; Production technique ; Research ; Technological innovation
  • Flexibilité ; Géographie industrielle ; Industrie ; Innovation technologique ; Marché du travail ; Recherche ; Technique de production
  • Related themes include the demand for skilled and unskilled labour, gender and ethnic division of labour, changes in the organization of economic institutions, the role of research and development in local economic development, the location
  • Capital Subsidies and unemployed labour, a regional production function approach
  • Forms of housing production: initial formulations
  • Analyse empirique ; Capitalisme ; Concept ; Condition de production ; Construction de logement ; Forme de production de logement ; Ghum ; Généralités sur la géographie ; Industrie du bâtiment ; Logement ; Processus de travail
  • The paper introduces the concept of forms of housing production. These are defined as combinations of conditions of production, elements of labour process, and relations of production articulated through a particular constellation of agents (builder
  • , labourer, developer, consumer). The following forms are identified: pure capitalist, self produced, individual contract, institutional contract, and speculative production. (Ed.).
  • Efficiency and productive specialization : an application to the Spanish regions
  • Economic efficiency ; Economic sector ; Labour productivity ; Methodology ; Production ; Regional economy ; Spain ; Specialization
  • Economie régionale ; Efficacité économique ; Espagne ; Méthodologie ; Production ; Productivité du travail ; Secteur d'activité ; Spécialisation
  • Cet article montre l'importance de la composition des inefficacités de production (spécialisation productive) et des inefficacités sectorielles, lors de l'évaluation de l'efficacité de la production globale. Application aux régions de l'Espagne
  • Labour markets and migrant absorption in small towns. The case of northern Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica ; Economic structure ; Employment ; Labour market ; Migration ; Peripheral region ; Small town
  • , the production structure and labour markets and the migration and migrant absorption. - (AGD)
  • The subject of this study is the absorption of migrants into the labour markets of three small and intermediate urban centres (SIUCs) in a non-metropolitan region in Costa Rica. The eight chapters deal with the regional context of the study
  • Gendered work : female labour in pipfruit production in New Zealand and Chile
  • Chile ; Comparative study ; Employment ; Female work ; Fruit ; Gardening ; Gender difference ; Labour ; New Zealand ; Seasonal work ; Woman
  • As added workers seeking to supplement household incomes by seasonal employment, these female workers are significant contributors to what are often declining household incomes. While there are differences in the respective labour markets of the two
  • Labour market flexibility in UK regions, 1979-1998
  • Flexibility ; Index ; Labour ; Labour market ; Production fonction ; Regional analysis ; Regional disparities ; United Kingdom
  • Analyse régionale ; Disparités régionales ; Flexibilité ; Fonction de production ; Indice ; Marché du travail ; Royaume-Uni ; Travail
  • From production systems to learning systems : lessons from Japan
  • Division of labour ; Economic system ; Economies of scale ; Enterprise;Firm ; Flexibility ; Industrial organization ; Japan ; Management ; Market ; Production system ; Technological innovation
  • Division du travail ; Economies d'échelle ; Entreprise ; Flexibilité ; Gestion ; Innovation technologique ; Japon ; Marché ; Organisation industrielle ; Système de production ; Système économique
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Catastrophe theory ; Division of labour ; Economic structure ; Labour productivity ; Production fonction ; System dynamics ; Theory ; Urban dynamics ; Urbanization
  • Division du travail ; Dynamique de système ; Dynamique urbaine ; Fonction de production ; Productivité du travail ; Structure économique ; Théorie ; Théorie des catastrophes ; Urbanisation
  • The concept of Gandu: how useful is it in understanding labour relations in rural Hausa society
  • Gandu, a traditional domestic unit, based on close kinship, for the production and consumption of food, is studied in an area close to the Kano River Project. It seems that new projects should not assume that family labour will be available. (EMS).