Critique of the notion of flexibility

Author/s Bruno Maggi
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/19 Language Italian
Pages 14 P. 54-67 File size 669 KB
DOI 10.3280/EDS2013-019007
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The article proposes a theoretical and methodological critique of the notion of flexibility. This critique is based on evaluation criteria of the concepts offered by the social sciences research methodology. Through this exercise, the notion of flexibility appears to be derived from the explanatory functionalist framework of variability and change, which is not able to interpret the firm and work transformations as the current literature is emphasizing.

Keywords: Flexibility, concepts evaluation, variability and change, firm and work transformations

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Bruno Maggi, Critica della nozione di flessibilità in "EDUCAZIONE SENTIMENTALE" 19/2013, pp 54-67, DOI: 10.3280/EDS2013-019007