Nearly invisible in the manufacturing industry hierarchy are those small manufacturers with fewer than 50 employees. These firms, labeled Small Shops, constitute a large percentage of manufacturers. This study focuses on the impact of technological innovation and time relative to the re-emergence of small shops as a competitive entity in the industrial hierarchy.
Baker, Jace and McInturff, Patrick
"Small Shop Dynamics: Time and Technology,"
Communications of the IIMA: Vol. 7
, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/ciima/vol7/iss3/10