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The Cultures of Technology Intensive Manufacturing

The general topic in this piece concerns the interaction between technology and culture.   My particular slant  will be to review the various sub-cultures that are contained in the general activity of technology-intensive durable goods manufacturing.   This pluralistic approach also reflects the various roles and perspectives that I have played in that context.

For over twenty years, I have been involved in the “manufacturing game”, and have witnessed many changes in that environment.   However, two perspectives have been particularly critical in playing this role of a participant-observer. Continue reading