Waltonism

Dominant Divisions of Labor Reaction Paper 20 points Dominant Divisions of Labor is a short textbook on the leading types of organizing/ models of production of the 20th and 21st century. These are: Taylorism and Fordism, Post-Fordism and Flexible Accumulation, McDonaldization, Siliconism, Shareholder Value Theory, Lean Production/ Toyotism, Nikeification, Waltonism and Additive/ 3D technology. Many of these models became so successful that they have spread out from manufacturing and the auto industry to all the other sectors of economy: health care, education, insurance, public administration, pharmaceutical industry, biotech etc. Please chose one of these models and conduct additional research on the model/ company of your choice. McDonaldization cannot be used for this paper since it is also covered in a different class (Sociology of Occupations). This paper should be min. 4 pages long, 12 Times New Roman, and may be structured as follows: 1. Short summary of the technical aspects of the model of your choice. (1 pg; 6 pts) 2. The impact of this model/ corporation on society, economy and politics: national and/or international (1 pg; 6 pts) 3. Link between this model and other organizational theories/ concepts learned in class. Please apply organizational vocabulary/ keywords learned from the first textbook and bold/ highlight them throughout the text (1 pg; 6 pts) 4. Best and worst practices of this organization. In conclusion, what are your predictions about the success and future of this model/ organization? What impressed you the most about this organizational model? (1 pg; 6 pts) 5. The bibliography should include a min. of 5 academic references, excluding the Dominant Divisions of Labor, which is a required introductory reading. Choose your sources wisely. Academic books and articles are preferred; only reputable sources, not websites of questionable content. Newspaper/ business articles can be used for research if they include latest news on these organizations. The best sources for business news are: Harvard Business Review, Fortune Magazine, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, New York Times etc. Please give proper citations throughout the text and include a bibliography list at the end of your paper. (1 extra page; 6 pts) Note: Plagiarism is a very serious academic offense! Please always use your own words and ideas, or else give proper citation and quotation marks to words and ideas taken from other authors. D2L has a plagiarism detection tool (Turnitin), which will flag any sentences taken from other authors. Please demonstrate integrity and do not compromise your academic future by cutting corners in this way! According to our university regulations, we use the following definitions: “Plagiarism. Including direct quotations from other sources into work required to be submitted for credit without indicating them as such by quotation marks, block quotes or other appropriate formatting. Incorporating the work of someone (e.g. ideas, theories, data, figures, graphs, programs, electronic based information, illustrations, etc.) into a paper or project without due acknowledgement. Self-Plagiarism. Submitting any work for credit which was not authored specifically and originally for the assignment in question without the prior permission of the professor receiving that assignment. Most commonly, this means submitting the same, or substantially the same, paper or other assignment for credit in more than one class

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