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__erminia Il fallimento è semplicemente l'opportunità di iniziare di nuovo, questa volta in modo più intelligente. -Henry Ford 🚘#optimism#positive#philosophy#HenryFord#career#industrialist#ford#fordism#quotes#of#the#day#storia#del#design 6d
  •   albofred Do you really think so?! Ahah @__erminia 6d
  •   __erminia Ahah be si, forse non è sempre esattamente come diceva Ford, ma di sicuro qualcosa dovremmo impararla dai nostri errori o no? @albofred 6d
  •   albofred Non condividevo del tutto il "to begin again" ... ma da ragazza d'arte che sei, hai dato una sfumatura alla citazione con la quale non posso che essere d'accordo!!! Per questa volta ti sei salavata ahah @__erminia 6d
  •   __erminia Ahahahah 5d

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dan_riccoboni #Fordism. No mention of obsolescence 1w

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mrright__now The days of #Fordism . Where individuals/Families could live comfortably off one income and could afford to send their children to college off that same income. Nowadays there are 3 or 4 incomes coming into a household and the families are barely getting by. #PostFordism #PicOfTheDay #Rns #BestPic #BestPhoto #BestPicture #True #IDGT #HenryFord #PhotoOfTheDay 3w

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clefftagonal La Cinémathèque Française #Fordism 4w

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  •   vanessanfurter Merci, j'avais oublié que je l'avais garée là pour aller faire mon shopping à h&m 4w
  •   eudichferraille Sur un passage piéton ?! Bah bravo 4w

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petitetoilonrouge Fordism taught to children. "It's so much FUN!" 2mon

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  •   lucafioretta Prima macchina prodotta in serie 2mon
  •   loris_792 Esatto man ;) 2mon
  •   aledeve91 "You can have it any color you like, as long as it's black" 1mon

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sake1derful #fordism is tha eponymous manufacturing system designed to spew out standardized, low-cost goods and afford its workers decent enough wages to buy them. It has also been described as "a model of economic expansion and technological progress based on mass production: the manufacture of standardized products in huge volumes using special purpose machinery and unskilled labor" #ford #fordism #postfordism #manufacturingeconomy #serviceeconomy #informationeconomy 2mon

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sarahhillmit I went to a car show in the fall and had gotten to see many old models of cars. Viewing this picture made me think of the first ford that Henry Ford must have designed and how much effort he put into the transformation of the car industry. After viewing all the cars I noticed how the older the cars were the more similar they were to each other. I figured this was because of the mass production that was implemented in order to make cars affordable to the general public. Henry Ford changed the efficiency in companies for many years to come. By creating the factory system and putting in place mass production our society was able to make technological advances at rapid rates. This car is not only stunning but its a little piece of history that is living proof of the revolution. #mit1500F2014 #fordism #henryford #factorysystem #massproduction 2mon

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freeindetroit Repost via @visitdetroit

In 1914 #HenryFord offered a $5 per day wage, which more than doubled the rate of most of his workers. The best mechanics in #Detroit soon flocked to #Ford, increasing human capital and expertise, raising productivity, lowering training costs and putting more money into the pockets of the working class. #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #DepictTheD #DetroitProud #MotorCity #PureMichigan #FordMotorCompany #FordMotorCo #FordMotors #Fordism #100yearsago #100years #funfact #car #automobile #ModelT #assemblyline #puremichigan #motivation #Money #success #downwithdetroit #happythanksgiving #family
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instamcgann Whether you think you can or think you can't. You're right. 2mon

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visitdetroit In 1914 #HenryFord offered a $5 per day wage, which more than doubled the rate of most of his workers. The best mechanics in #Detroit soon flocked to #Ford, increasing human capital and expertise, raising productivity, lowering training costs and putting more money into the pockets of the working class. #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #DepictTheD #DetroitProud #MotorCity #PureMichigan #FordMotorCompany #FordMotorCo #FordMotors #Fordism #100yearsago #100years #funfact #car #automobile #ModelT #assemblyline 3mon

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sarahhillmit When I was home for Thanksgiving, I went to our country clubs annual Thanksgiving breakfast. As I grabbed my plate and lined up to get my food, I realized why everything was set up a particular way. The managers at the country club had followed Henry Ford’s model of Fordism. Fordism is a social system based on an industrialized and standardized form of mass production and involves three major principles. The first principle is the standardization of the product. In this case, the product was our food. At the breakfast, each person was served a similar sized portion every time they came up for food. The second principle is the use of special-purpose tools so workers can operate like an assembly line. Each server was required to only serve the food in their dish which made the whole process very efficient. As well, this sped up the line so when we were seated, our food was still very warm. The third principle is workers are paid higher wages so they can afford to purchase the products they make. At the country club, each staff member has a free membership and is allowed to bring their family to one of the brunches which they are not working.
#fordism #mit1500f2014
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leenapatel27 Burger King seems to be a Fordist-run corporation. Well, for vegetarians there’s always the conflicting part of what to eat that doesn’t have meat in it. At burger king they have vegetarian options like the veggie burger or the veggie whopper. Yaay for choices! Anyways every time I go there, I hate tomatoes and having them on my burger is totally unacceptable. But for some reason even after I tell them I don’t want tomatoes, they always look at me with uncertainty as if I am messing with their strict standardization of production. After getting my burger, I almost always find tomatoes inside my sandwich as if they were supposed to be in there. Another way I’ve concluded that this corporation is for Fordism and Standardization is through the technology used. Everything seems to be programed in so if I wanted no tomatoes, they can just press a button that minuses tomatoes from my burger order. But from past experience, what are the chances I’ll get tomatoes in my burger…. Again?...?
#MIT1500F #MIT1500F2014 #MIT1500F_009 #ireallydontliketomatoes #standardization #fordism
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jennifer_uwo Speaking of “Taylorism” (the scientific management) and post-Fordism, I will say that workers of Foxconn (the major factory of Dell, apple and HP in China which based in Taiwan) are the victims of these ideas. In 2011, 14 Foxconn employees committed suicide due to the negative and routine work environment in the factory. By applying the “Taylorism” idea (which means maximize productivity) to the Foxconn factory, the company is actually violating the human right of their workers. In the factory, “workers are made to work like machines. They have to work continuously for more than 10 hours a day. They cannot stop for a second. ‘I think we are even faster than machines’, a worker at the Longhua campus pointed out. To ensure productivity, a military-style management is applied on the shop floor” (ilpc.org.uk). However, the company claims that the workers are working voluntary. By looking at the suicide study of Emile Durkham, “suicide cannot simply be explained by individual psychological problems, otherwise suicide rates would be static” (highered.mheducation.com), we could say that the working environment and routine could be the push factor of the workers who has committed suicide. Therefore, the factory may be culpable for the suicide. #mit1500f2014 #foxconn #suicide #fordism @bobbitheta 3mon

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