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  • The Elegant Solutionby Matthew May

    Simon & Schuster UK 2008; US$ 19.67

    One million. That's how many new ideas the Toyota organization receives from its employees every year. These ideas come from every level of the organization - from the factory floors to the corporate suites. And organizations all over the world want to learn how they do it. Now Matthew May, Senior Advisor to the University of Toyota, reveals how any... more...

  • Toyotaby K. Dennis Chambers

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00

    Toyota rose from the ashes of World War II to become, just fifty years later, one of the dominant automakers in the world. How did Toyota do it? How did it go from making cars that Westerners pointed to and laughed at to making cars, like the Lexus, that people now lust after? That's what this book is all about. As veteran writer K. Dennis Chambers... more...

  • Britain's Winning Formulaby Martin Beck-Burridge; Jeremy Walton

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 107.00

    The international financial value of Grand Prix racing has grown substantially in recent years. This book will focus upon the massive size, value, importance and impact of the industry. It will also investigate the dominance of UK based Research and Development and design and the development of team strategy and tactics. The authors have based their... more...

  • Flexibility at Workby Valeria Pulignano; Paul Stewart; Andy Danford; Mike Richardson

    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...

  • Sustaining Industrial Competitiveness after the Crisisby Luciano Ciravegna

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach and using the case of the automotive industry as a starting point this volume discusses how industrial companies can remain competitive in spite of the current economic downturn. more...

  • A Sociology of the World Rally Championshipby Hans Erik Naess

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Drawing upon interviews with key people in the World Rally Championship as well as trans-local ethnographic research, this book explores questions of commerciality and sporting identity, tackling the sport's controversial handling of the shift into 'the commercial age'. It is essential reading on combining sporting heritage and commercial progress.... more...

  • Honda's Global Local Corporationby Andrew Mair

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 186.00

    Japanese carmaker Honda has pioneered a new breed of multinational enterprise - true manufacturing at the global scale. Honda has been a leader in confounding predictions that Japan's carmakers would and could never transfer their success abroad, and that a wholesale 'Japanization' of the west would be provoked if they did. The book covers manufacture,... more...

  • Technological Innovation and Public Policyby Professor Hiroaki Miyoshi; Dr Masanobu Kii

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    Focusing on safety and environmental protection issues, this book provides incisive, cutting-edge theoretical analysis that evaluates the impact of new automotive technologies, and the associated public policies, on social welfare. 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 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...