Artisan Workshop and Manufacture Comparison Chart

Questions for comparison Craftsman workshop Manufactory
Who worked? Master, members of his family, apprentices, students Salaried workers, the number of which reached several hundred people
Was there a division of labor? There was practically no division of labor. The simplest work was done by students Division of labor into several simple operations
Who owned the tools? To the master In a centralized manufactory, a merchant, and in scattered manufactories, tools could belong to an employee.
Who was the product for? Basically, the goods were made to order. Some of the goods entered the market The product produced was fully sold on the market  

Output. In contrast to the craft workshop, dozens or even hundreds of hired workers worked at the manufactory, among whom there was a clear division of labor into simple operations, which made it possible to significantly increase labor productivity.


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