What are the main changes from Fordism to Post Fordism?
flexible production or flexible specialization, customized production , vertical disintegration, cooperative network structure, creativity and innovation, new labour division.
Because Fordism was named after Henry Ford. Fordism is "the eponymous manufacturing system designed to spew out standardized, low-cost goods and afford its workers decent enough wages to buy them". This was started when Henry Ford perfected the assembly line. He also paid his workers the wage of five dollars per day. At the time this was a very high wage.
These refer to any symptomatic changes after an operation (post-operatively). They usually involve pain, swelling, difficulty moving (again, due to pain), and many others. The term is also used to refer to imaging studies (X-rays, CT, MRI, etc.) in which post-operative changes can be visualized, radiographically.
Taylorism is modern, scientific management, which is the bedrock of both corporate workplace control and big business marketing. See Peter F. Drucker on this topic. Fordism is an academic concept that credits Henry Ford with inventing the assembly line and suppposedly trying to over-pay his workers. Henry Ford did not invent the assembly line. Though he paid comparatively high wages, he worked his employees so hard that he actually made greatly increased profits for himself…