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  • Hybrid Factories in Latin Americaby Katsuo Yamazaki; Wooseok Juhn; Tetsuo Abo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    Explores the Latin American economy and management through the study of Japanese companies in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. Based on detailed case studies, this volume offers a bird's eye view of foreign investments in Latin America. more...

  • Henry Fordby Vincent Curcio

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 19.99

    Most great figures in American history reveal great contradictions, and Henry Ford is no exception. He championed his workers, offering unprecedented wages, yet crushed their attempts to organize. Virulently anti-Semitic, he never employed fewer than 3,000 Jews. An outspoken pacifist, he made millions producing war materials. He urbanized the modern... more...

  • Thinking Smallby Andrea Hiott

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 26.00

    Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has recently been re-imagined for the... more...

  • The Toyota Way Fieldbookby Jeffrey Liker; David Meier

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 34.00

    The Toyota Way Fieldbook is a companion to the international bestseller The Toyota Way. The Toyota Way Fieldbook builds on the philosophical aspects of Toyota's operating systems by detailing the concepts and providing practical examples for application that leaders need to bring Toyota's success-proven practices to life in any organization. The... more...

  • THE IMPACTS OF AUTOMOTIVE PLANT CLOby Andrew Beer; Holli Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Economic restructuring has been a notable feature of so-called mature industrial economies such as the UK and Australia in the last two decades, with deregulation, privatisation, technological change and globalisation combining to reshape such economies. Some industries have grown, while others have declined. Moreover, while overall employment in... more...

  • Driven to Succeedby Rod McQueen; Susan M. Papp

    Dundurn 2012; US$ 16.99

    Hungarian-born Frank Hasenfratz fled his native land in 1956 after the revolution to free his nation from Soviet domination failed. He eventually settled in Guelph, Ontario, where he founded Linamar, now the second-largest maker of auto parts in Canada. This is Frank's story as well as that of the company he created. more...

  • Korean Automotive Foreign Direct Investment in Europeby Jae Hoon Hyun

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 155.00

    This book examines Foreign Direct Investment of major Korean automotive companies in Europe, with particular reference to how economic integration has affected the motivations and patterns of FDI and industrial location. The book is a valuable source of information on FDI, the automobile industry in Europe and South Korea and business decision-making... more...

  • The Machine That Changed the Worldby James P. Womack; Daniel T. Jones; Daniel Roos

    Free Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    When The Machine That Changed the World was first published in 1990, Toyota was half the size of General Motors. Today Toyota is passing GM as the world's largest auto maker and is the most consistently successful global enterprise of the past fifty years. This management classic was the first book to reveal Toyota's lean production system that is... more...

  • The Selling of the American Economyby Micheline Maynard

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 26.00

    Today, many Americans regard globalization as a significant threat to our work force, and to our very way of life. As unemployment soars, the American automotive and manufacturing industries crumble, countless jobs continue to ship overseas, and the retail sector faces the worst slump in decades, cries of “Buy American” have grown louder... more...

  • Punching Outby Paul Clemens

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    An elegy?angry, funny, and powerfully detailed?about the slow death of a Detroit auto plant and an American way of life. How does a country dismantle a century?s worth of its industrial heritage? To answer that question, Paul Clemens investigates the 2006 closing of one of America?s most potent symbols: a Detroit auto plant. Prior to its closing,... more...