A.P.HUMAN GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY WORDS FOR CHAPTER 11 VOCAB QUIZ.:INDUSTRY
Factories built by US companies in Mexico near the US border to take advantage of much lower labor costs in Mexico.
the change from an agricultural to an industrial society and from home manufacturing to factory production, especially the one that took place in England from about 1750 to about 1850.
Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution.
States that have passed laws to prevent a union and company from negotiating a contract that requires workers to join a union as a condition of employment.
An economic activity in which the final product weighs less than its inputs.
An economic activity in which the final product gains volume or weight during production, that it outweighs it inputs.
A location where transfer among transportation modes is possible.
An industry for which labor costs comprises a high percentage of total expenses
Form of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly.
Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
A group of neighboring countries that promote trade with each other and erect barriers to limit trade with other blocs
New International Division of Labor
Transfer of some types of jobs, especially those requiring low-paid, less-skilled workers, from more developed to less developed countries.