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- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 96.81
Focusing on safety and environmental protection issues, this book provides incisive, cutting-edge theoretical analysis that evaluates the impact of new automotive technologies, and the associated public policies, on social welfare. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 116.17
The maritime car carrier industry has been entirely neglected by social scientists. This book examines globalization changes in cost structure and dynamics; in ownership, freight, labour and other markets; in technological innovation and ship design; and in relation to car manufacturers, ship management companies and crewing agents. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 55.17
Car manufacturing epitomizes modern industry, yet the overall perspective has been lost in speculation and self-promotion. Based on six years of research, this book is the first in years to reassess the industry. The result is a paradigm that quantifies the fundamental economies of scale and firm organizational structure. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 106.49
An examination of the form and character of recent transformations in the international automobile industry. Using comparative and national-based case study analysis, it explores the nature of such recent developments (outsourcing, modularization, high performance workplaces, etc.) and their impact on issues in the sector on a world scale. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2012; US$ 101.65
Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach and using the case of the automotive industry as a starting point this volume discusses how industrial companies can remain competitive in spite of the current economic downturn. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 140.00
Many argue that the viable future for the automobile industry is the adoption of 'lean production' as an organizational model. This is a study of the evolution of 15 Asian, North American and European companies in terms of technological, organizational, commercial and social 'trajectories'. more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.99
The fascinating story of Volkswagen's raging success and near collapse in America After a wild ride of ups and downs for almost three decades, Volkswagen has regained its stature as one of America's most beloved auto makers. In Getting the Bugs Out, journalist and auto industry expert David Kiley tells the complete story of the rise, fall, and... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.99
"Read it for no other reason than to learn Bob's Seven Immutable Laws of Business. . . . This is vintage Bob-contrarian, thoughtful, and he's really fun to read." — Forbes In this edition of Bob Lutz's bestselling account of the business philosophy with which he revolutionized Chrysler and much of the automotive industry, Lutz reveals his... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 205.00
This book provides up-to-date information on globalisation trends and the transformations taking place in emerging markets. It discusses key themes of relevance to the auto industry, including the environmental impact of the car, adaptation of designs for the needs of emerging markets and the emergence of global mega-suppliers. These issues are placed... more...