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factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico near the U.S. border, to take advantage of...
a series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing...
an economic activity in which the final product weighs less than the inputs
an economic activity in which the final product weighs more than the inputs
a location where transfer among transportation modes is possible
an industry for which labor costs make up a high percentage of total expenses
a fabric made by weaving, used in making clothing
manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial...
require a factory to maintain a so-called "open shop" and prohibit a "closed shop"
new international division of labor
transfer of some types of jobs, especially those requiring low-paid, less-skilled workers,...
turning over much of the responsibility for production to independent suppliersF
form of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly
adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that...