There are various benefits of Post-Fordism. Firstly, it creates greater worker autonomy. Secondly, security of employment will be guaranteed by the core workers. Thirdly, management trusts its workers and workers feel be involved in the firms, which encourage workers incentives. Fourthly, Post-Fordism breaks down “class” barriers. Fifthly, it is up-skilled system and result in greater worker professionalism. Finally, it is the end of “Taylorist” attitudes towards workers.
There are certain criticisms of Post-Fordism: Firstly, it is closer supervision through electronic means. Secondly, greater use of casual labour, more part-time workers, fewer “rights” and benefits for non-core workers will may lead to insecurity of employment. Thirdly, management still has to “manage” for increasing direction of labour, skilled workers doing less-skilled work. Fourthly, flexibility actually means short term, temporary employment.