Taylorism and Socialism: Czechoslovak Car Production (1945-1963)

The author is examining how the Czech car industry tried to mix the Soviet and US models, and what were the chances and limitations of this hybrid solution in Czechoslovakia. This article can be praised, because it goes beyond the mainstream narrative in East-Europe that often unable to separate subjective judgement from scientific examination.

The original article Valentina faca: Taylorismo e Socialismo. Il caso della produzione automobilistica della Škoda (1945-1963) Annali di Storia dell'impresa 15-16, 2004-2005