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Assembly

  • By: Thomas E. Janoski & David Luke
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Assembly involves putting a product together from component parts. Assembly lines involve dividing up tasks and organizing them sequentially to build multiple copies of the same product. Workers on assembly lines typically perform a single, simpletask, and parts move on ...

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