Good for Tom LaSorda and Chrysler (with an assist from the UAW going along with this core tenet of TPS):
“Chrysler will move to a team concept, where employees work in groups and perform multiple jobs. United Auto Workers members have been wary of this idea, a key part of the Toyota production system, because workers feel it weakens job security and erodes a job-classification system that traditionally assigns the best jobs to people with the most seniority.”
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