Definition of post-industrial in English:

post-industrial

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adjective

Relating to or denoting an economy which no longer relies on heavy industry: a post-industrial society
More example sentences
  • Part of the answer lies in the nature of economic growth in the post-industrial era, where less labour than one would like to have, is involved in new wealth creating technologies.
  • The prototypical post-industrial forms of organization are networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and virtual organizations.
  • The story is the same for other post-industrial economies.

Derivatives

post-industrialism

noun
More example sentences
  • With the spreading effects of globalization no nation will be spared, and the first signs of post-industrialism can already be observed even in small developing countries such as our own.
  • This is thought to be ‘more compatible with the new social order, whether it is called advanced capitalism, late or high modernity, post-industrialism, or post-modernism’.
  • Scholars who write about ‘professionalism,’ or ‘post-industrialism,’ often use these notions more as metaphors than as hypotheses that can be assessed, accepted or rejected.

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