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  • Hybridization of MNE Subsidiariesby F. Becker-Ritterspach

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 107.29

    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...

  • The Second Automobile Revolutionby M. Freyssenet

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 141.43

    The rapid takeoff of the continent-sized national economies and the increasing expense of extraction have led to strong tensions in petrol prices and a race towards alternative driving systems. This book analyses the emergence of a second automobile revolution through the trajectories of automobile firms since the nineties. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 102.41

    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...

  • Drivenby David Kiley

    Wiley 2004; US$ 52.00 US$ 45.99

    An exclusive look at one of the world's most successful and controversial companies, and the mysterious family behind it. BMW is arguably the most admired carmaker in the world. It's financial performance is the envy of its competitors, and BMW products inspire near-fanatical loyalty. While many carmakers struggle with falling sales, profits and... more...

  • The Long March to Capitalismby Professor Anthony P. D'Costa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00

    The author captures the evolution of Indian industrial capitalism by extending the 'models of capitalism' and 'regulation framework'. Using principally the auto industry and anchoring the analysis to the expansion of markets, he demonstrates that the Indian state and businesses have been important institutions for creating markets. He acknowledges... more...

  • The Elegant Solutionby Matthew E. May; Kevin Roberts

    Free Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    "Toyota is becoming a double threat: the world's finest manufacturer and a truly great innovator . . . that formula, a combination of production prowess and technical innovation, is an unbeatable recipe for success." -- Fortune , February 2006 For the first time, an insider reveals the formula behind Toyota's unceasing quest to innovate and... more...

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

    Free Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    The classic, nationally bestselling book that first articulated the principles of lean production, with a new foreword and afterword by the authors. When The Machine That Changed the World was first published in 1990, Toyota was half the size of General Motors. Twenty years later Toyota passed GM as the world?s largest auto maker. This management... more...

  • Shiftby Carlos Ghosn

    The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00

    In Shift, Carlos Ghosn, the brilliant, audacious, and widely admired CEO of Nissan, recounts how he took the reins of the nearly bankrupt Japanese automotive company and achieved one of the most remarkable turnarounds in automotive ? and corporate ? history. When Carlos Ghosn (pronounced like ?phone?) was named COO of Nissan in 1999, the company... more...

  • The Other Car Workersby Erol Kahveci; Theo Nichols

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • The People's Tycoonby Steven Watts

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 20.00

    How a Michigan farm boy became the richest man in America is a classic, almost mythic tale, but never before has Henry Ford?s outsized genius been brought to life so vividly as it is in this engaging and superbly researched biography. The real Henry Ford was a tangle of contradictions. He set off the consumer revolution by producing a car affordable... more...