The Kibbutz Industrial System: A Unique Industrial Community in Israel: A Unique Industrial Community in Israel

Baruch A. Kipnis, Avinoam Meir

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This chapter considers the unique pattern of the Kibbutz system. This system is moving towards small production entities, fully controlled by their owner-operators, aiming to balance revenues and personal welfare. The reason for the systems evolution is discussed. The organizational structure is described. The current issues and future prospects in the context of emerging sophisticated national industrial operations are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpatial Analysis, Industry and the Industrial Environment
Subtitle of host publicationProgress in Research and Applications
EditorsF. E. Ian Hamilton, G. J. R. Linge
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)0471102717, 9780471102717
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering

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