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  • 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 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...

  • The Ride of a Lifetimeby Paul Teutul; Mark Yost

    Wiley 2009; US$ 16.95

    Tough, smart business advice from the star of the hit TLC reality show "American Chopper" Now in paperback, The Ride of a Lifetime elucidates the business principles that have made Paul Teutul Sr. and Orange County Choppers a household name. Paul's smart, commonsense business wisdom works for businesses both big and small in any industry. Here,... 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...

  • Hybridization of MNE Subsidiariesby Florian A.A. Becker-Ritterspach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    MNEs setting up subsidiaries in emerging markets face the ongoing question to what extent they can transfer their home-grown or global organizational models. This book looks at how the cross-border transfer of production models in MNEs is related to strategic choices of firms and different kinds of contextual differences between countries. more...

  • Responses to Regionalism in East Asiaby Andrew Staples

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    In the decade following the Asian financial crisis, the East Asian political economy has experienced a radical transformation. This book thus investigates the responses of Japanese automotive makers to the processes of regionalism and regionalization by locating firm-level analysis in a broader political economy context. more...

  • Andy & Meby Pascal Dennis

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    2006 SHINGO PRIZE for EXCELLENCE in MANUFACTURING RESEARCH Based on the author's personal experience with Toyota's master teachers and with companies in the midst of great change, Andy & Me is a business novel set in a failing New Jersey auto plant focusing on the tribulations of Tom Pappas, the plant manager. The situations, characters and... more...

  • American Iconby Bryce G. Hoffman

    Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    THE INSIDE STORY OF THE EPIC TURNAROUND OF FORD MOTOR COMPANY UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF CEO ALAN MULALLY.   At the end of 2008, Ford Motor Company was just months away from running out of cash. With the auto industry careening toward ruin, Congress offered all three Detroit automakers a bailout. General Motors and Chrysler grabbed the taxpayer lifeline,... more...

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

    Simon & Schuster UK 2008; US$ 20.32

    When James Womack, Daniel Jones, and Daniel Roos wrote THE MACHINE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD in 1990, Japanese automakers, and Toyota in particular, were making a strong showing by applying the principles of lean production. However, the full power of lean principles was unproven, and they had not been applied outside of the auto industry. Today, the... more...

  • Toyota by Toyotaby Samuel Obara; Darril Wilburn

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    Written by former Toyota associates, Toyota By Toyota: Reflections from the Inside Leaders on the Techniques That Revolutionized the Industry focuses on the purpose of Lean methodologies, techniques, and principles. It compiles more than a century of combined experience from management-level employees who supply little-known insights about the Toyota... more...