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  • Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolisby T. R. Lakshmanan; William P. Anderson; Yena Song

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    In recent decades urban regions around the world have engaged in a new process of development based on the creation of new knowledge. Amidst the globalization of economic activities and the arrival of transformative technologies, knowledge has become the key driver of competitiveness and is profoundly reshaping the patterns of economic growth and... more...

  • The Toyota Way Fieldbookby Jeffrey Liker; David Meier

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 36.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Icons and Idiotsby Bob Lutz

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00

    When Bob Lutz retired from General Motors in 2010, after an unparalleled forty-seven-year career in the auto industry, he was one of the most respected leaders in American business. He had survived all kinds of managers over those decades: tough and timid, analytical and irrational, charismatic and antisocial, and some who seemed to shift frequently... more...

  • Comebackby Paul Ingrassia; Joseph B. White

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 32.95

    In Comeback, Pulitzer Prize-winners Paul Ingrassia and Joseph B. White take us to the boardrooms, the executive offices, and the shop floors of the auto business to reconstruct, in riveting detail, how America's premier industry stumbled, fell, and picked itself up again. The story begins in 1982, when Honda started building cars in Marysville, Ohio,... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    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$ 16.99

    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...

  • The Impacts of Automotive Plant Closureby 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...

  • Driving Hondaby Jeffrey Rothfeder

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00

    Since its birth as a motorcycle company in 1949, Honda has steadily grown into one of the world?s largest automakers and engine manufacturers, as well as one of the most beloved, most profitable, and most consistently innovative multinational corporations. What drives the company that keeps creating and improving award-winning and bestselling models... more...

  • Driving Hondaby Jeffrey Rothfeder

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 38.38

    For decades there have been two iconic Japanese auto companies. One has been endlessly studied and written about. The other has been generally underappreciated and misunderstood. Until now. Since its birth as a motorcycle company in 1949, Honda has steadily grown into the world's fifth largest automaker and top engine manufacturer, as well as... more...