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  • Can American Manufacturing Be Saved?by Michele NashHoff

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    This book details how manufacturing developed in America through the industrial revolution and labor movement, analyzes the impact of outsourcing offshore and our nation?s trade policies, looks at what various organizations are doing to try to help save American manufacturing, and what we can do as individuals from the perspective of business owners,... more...

  • Reinventing Giantsby Bill Fischer; Umberto Lago; Fang Liu

    Wiley 2013; US$ 27.95

    A compelling profile of an emerging Chinese competitor Chinese firms are reinventing their business models, their corporate cultures, and themselves, becoming global competitors who increasingly offer knowledge rather than cheap labour in their quest to join the ranks of the "world's best" companies. This book offers a compelling profile of the most... more...

  • From Minos to Midasby Brendan Burke

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 30.00

    Textile production was of greater value and importance to people in the past than any other social craft activity: everyone depended on cloth. As with other craft goods, such as pottery, metal objects, or ivory carving, the large-scale production and exchange of textiles required specialization and some degree of centralization. This book takes an... more...

  • World Textile Industryby John Singleton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00

    This book analyzes the competitive forces which dominate this major sector, and traces how the nature of competition has evolved during the last two hundred years. Through an analysis of key factors, including demand, related and supporting industries, firm strategy, structure and national rivalry, chance and government policy, the author explains... more...

  • Fashioning Globalisationby Maureen Molloy; Wendy Larner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Drastic changes in the career aspirations of women in the developedworld have resulted in a new, globalised market for off-the-pegdesigner clothes created by independent artisans. This book reportson a phenomenon that seems to exemplify the twin imperativesof globalisation and female emancipation. A major conceptual contribution to the literatures... more...

  • Die Motivation deutscher Aufsichtsräteby Christian Jünger

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Zahlreiche Unternehmenskrisen und Bilanzskandale der jungsten Vergangenheit haben dazu gefuhrt, dass neben Vorstanden auch verstarkt Aufsichtsrate in den Mittelpunkt der Kritik geraten sind. Dabei wird ihnen vorgeworfen, ihrer Kontrollaufgabe nur unzureichend nachzukommen. Um ein Agieren der Aufsichtsrate im Interesse der Aktionare zu gewahrleisten,... more...

  • Competitive Dynamics in the Mobile Phone Industryby Claudio Giachetti

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This book explores which kind of competitive moves and countermoves have been taken by mobile phone vendors like Nokia, Samsung, Motorola and Apple, as well as emerging rivals from developing countries, to defend their competitive position over the industry life cycle, and which factors have driven these actions. more...

  • The Essence of Provenceby Pierre Magnan; Richard Seaver

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    The extraordinary rags-to-riches tale of Olivier Baussan and the roadside soap stand that became L?Occitane, one of the world?s most successful purveyors of natural fragrances. Founded in 1976 by Olivier Baussan, the now world-renowned fragrance company L?Occitane, ?a woman of Provence? in Old French, was inspired by the essences of lavender and... more...

  • Lobbying For Defenseby Matthew R. Kambrod

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    This one-of-a-kind user's guide to successful lobbying for defense appropriation draws on Matthew R. Kambrod's forty-plus years of experience both in the Pentagon as a military officer and on Capitol Hill as a lobbyist. The book presents step-by-step instructions for the lobbyist along with detailed information that only someone with the author's... more...

  • The Facts of the Cotton Famineby John Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... price for spinning on coupled mules and compensation of extra turns. That Lancaster be admitted a district of the association. That... more...