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- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 75.21
Digital technologies such as self-driving cars and independently acting robots are taking over more of our work and are already making many decisions without our participation. This book examines the technological complexities and covers the legal issues in the use of autonomously functioning, cooperative, intelligent software agents.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 82.78
This book presents topics on monitoring and evaluation of production processes in the automotive industry. Regulation of production processes is also described in details. The text deals with the implementation and evaluation of these processes during the mass production of components useful in the automotive industry. It evaluates the effects and... more...
- Hachette Australia 2016; US$ 24.99
Holden is one of the few brands that has an emotional grip on Australia (Qantas being another). The closure of the Holden factory in Adelaide is not just the end of a business - it's the end of an era, of a story, and of a great Australian dream. more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 17.99
The Australian car industry is almost 120 years old, and has become part of the nation?s industrial and social fabric. With protection from the federal government in the early years, and co-investment more recently, the industry thrived, and dragged Australia out of the farm era and into the ranks of industrialised countries. These days, the industry... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 46.22
This book, in contrast with previous research and popular discussions that focus on the productivity of workers, identifies the critical influence of supervisors and engineers as key drivers of productivity differentials. To do so, it analyzes productivity at a Japanese car component plant and its three offshoot plants located in the United States,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 26.95
In When Good Jobs Go Bad , Jeffrey Rothstein looks at the impact of globalization on workers in the North American auto industry, revealing that globalization has had a deleterious effect on even the most valued of blue-collar jobs. Rothstein shows how the consolidation of the Mexican and U.S.-Canadian auto industries, the expanding number of foreign... more...
- Transworld 2017; US$ 28.19
Magnus Walker is one of life?s originals. Serial entrepreneur, TV presenter, motivational speaker and one of the world?s most prolific Porsche collectors, the dreadlocked, tattooed hoarder of individual creativity is a very modern incarnation of idiosyncratic success. Raised in the grim, urban decay of Thatcher?s Britain, Sheffield-born Walker left... 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 US$ 14.99
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... more...