The Search for Flexibility: Skills and Workplace Innovation in the German Pump Industry

March 3, 1998
David Finegold and Karin Wagner find that the existence of a highly skilled workforce may deter the adoption of multifunctional work teams, but that countervailing strengths of the German skill-creation system can potentially help firms develop a new, distinctive German production model.

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