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- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00
This book examines the changes in General Motors' organization between 1924 and 1970. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 25.95
?One of the most acute books about management and how companies work in practice that I have read in a long time. If anyone wants to know exactly how the U.S. auto industry got into trouble, here is your guide.? ?John Gapper, FINANCIAL TIMES When Bob Lutz got into the auto business in the early 1960s, CEOs knew that if you captured the public?s... more...
- Kogan Page 2014; US$ 39.95
The car - once everybody's dream and a key status symbol in most countries and cultures - has been extensively questioned in the last decades and in the last few years particularly. Urbanisation, traffic congestion, pollution problems, heavy reliance on scarce oil supplies, safety issues and ever-growing competition, have all provided significant business... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 140.00
Many argue that the viable future for the automobile industry is the adoption of 'lean production' as an organizational model. This is a study of the evolution of 15 Asian, North American and European companies in terms of technological, organizational, commercial and social 'trajectories'. more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 16.95
The fascinating story of Volkswagen's raging success and near collapse in America After a wild ride of ups and downs for almost three decades, Volkswagen has regained its stature as one of America's most beloved auto makers. In Getting the Bugs Out, journalist and auto industry expert David Kiley tells the complete story of the rise, fall, and comeback... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2003; US$ 23.00
An in-depth, hard-hitting account of the mistakes, miscalculations and myopia that have doomed America?s automobile industry. In the 1990s, Detroit?s Big Three automobile companies were riding high. The introduction of the minivan and the SUV had revitalized the industry, and it was widely believed that Detroit had miraculously overcome the threat... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 195.00
This book provides up-to-date information on globalisation trends and the transformations taking place in emerging markets. It discusses key themes of relevance to the auto industry, including the environmental impact of the car, adaptation of designs for the needs of emerging markets and the emergence of global mega-suppliers. These issues are placed... more...