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- Wiley 2004; US$ 52.00
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 market... more...
- 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...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 26.00
"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 Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00
?If you want to grasp how Nissan rediscovered itself, Shift is the ticket . . . The kind of company Ghosn likes to run is well presented here.? ? The Boston Globe ?A trove of practical advice to executives who . . . find themselves in unfamiliar business cultures with different rules of engagement ? and not much time to sort things out.? ? BusinessWeek... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2008; US$ 189.00
This book investigates the complex processes of the post-1990 transformation in the Czech automotive industry and its selective integration in the West European automobile manufacturing system. The post-1990 restructuring of the Czech automotive industry is analyzed in the context of its pre-1990 development and in the context of the Central and East... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 74.99
PART I: Emergence and Functions of the Total Manufacturing System. 1. An Evolutionary Framework for Manufacturing. 2. System Emergence at Toyota: History. 3. System Emergence at Toyota: Reinterpretation. 4. The Anatomy of Manufacturing Routines: An Information View. PART II: Emergence and Functions of the Three Subsystems: Supplier, Development, and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
With an updated Afterword by the author. This is the epic saga of the American automobile industry?s rise and demise, a compelling story of hubris, missed opportunities, and self-inflicted wounds that culminates with the president of the United States ushering two of Detroit?s Big Three car companies?once proud symbols of prosperity?through bankruptcy.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
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 2009; US$ 160.00
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...