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- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 122.00
Evolving rapidly from a mass-produced product orientation to a flexible, solutions-oriented model, the changing manufacturing sector is poised to lead a global economic recovery. Truly an insider's guide to the future of this critical sector, this book provides policy recommendations based on a wealth of information.||Despite the appearance of difficult... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 139.99
Trends in the fashion market (including an impressive increase in the number of new collections, product assortments and variants, and the mass-customization model) dictate the need for a fresh approach. This book discusses the ramifications of such an approach, which can lead to a shortening of the cycle from conception to production and retail. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 27.49
Fashion is bound up with promoting the 'new', concerned with constantly changing aesthetics. The favoured styles or looks of a season arise out of the work of a vast range of different actors who collectively produce, select, distribute and promote the new ideals, before moving on to next season. How, then, are fashionable commodities stabilized... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 119.95
A competitive manufacturing industry is essential for the prosperity of Europe, especially in the face of accelerating deindustrialisation. This book provides a vision of manufacturing, analysed from a system-management viewpoint and with a focus on ICT-related matters. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00
Following Argentinas revolution in 1810, the dress of young patriots inspired a nation and distanced its politics from the relics of Spanish colonialism. Fashion writing often escaped the notice of authorities, allowing authors to masquerade political ideas under the guise of frivolity and entertainment. In Couture and Consensus , Regina A. Root... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94
Manufacturing is crucial to the economy in the United States, accounting for 62 percent of research and development and almost a third of productivity growth. In terms of job creation, this industry has the highest multiplier effect: Every $1 million of final sales supports eight manufacturing jobs and six jobs in other industries, such as services... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00
In large cities in developed countries, the share of manufacotruing has declined drastically in the last decades and the share of service has grown as many manufacturing firms have closed or moved to lower-cost locations. The process of deindustrialization is often seen as part of the inevitable shift towards a knowledge based economy and urban economies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 145.00
Although traditional manufacturing (textiles, clothing, footwear, furniture, etc) has been in decline in developed countries, it still represents an important part of European employment due to its labour-intensive character. Moreover, its geographical concentration particularly exposes certain regions of Europe to job loss as the industry declines.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 85.00
Whether it's guns and ammunition or multidimensional anti-terrorism systems, the defense industry is dynamic, complex, and ubiquitous. It is also mysterious, powerful, and controversial, involving thousands of players worldwide—from suppliers and producers to government and military procurers to shadowy figures that trade in the black market. This... more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2010; US$ 299.99
Vital to businesses of all types, advertising, marketing and branding are covered in-depth in this important volume, from mass media to direct mail, from online advertising to branding and public relations. Analysis of trends, globalization, technologies, finances. Profiles of the 350 leading companies. more...