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Manufacturing industries

  • The Defense Industrial Baseby Dr Nayantara D. Hensel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The US and international defense industrial sectors have faced many challenges over the last twenty years, including cycles of growth and shrinkage in defense budgets, shifts in strategic defense priorities, and macroeconomic volatility. In the current environment, the defense sector faces a combination of these challenges and must struggle with the... more...

  • Handbook of Service Businessby John R. Bryson; Peter W. Daniels

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Service business accounts for more than 75 per cent of the wealth and employment created in most developed market economies. The management and economics of service business is based around selling expertise, knowledge and experiences. This Handbook contributes to on-going debates about the nature of service business and the characteristics of service-led... more...

  • Chewing Gum in America, 1850-1920by Kerry Segrave

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Americans began chewing gum long before 1850, scraping resin from spruce trees, removing any bits of bark or insects and chewing the finished product. Commercially-made gum was of limited availability and came in three types--tree resin, pretroleum-based paraffin and chicle-based--the latter, a natural latex, ultimately eclipsing its rivals by 1920.... more...

  • The New European Industrial Policyby Franco Mosconi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The years since the global financial crisis have seen something of a renaissance in the manufacturing industry. The United States has launched its Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, and China owes much of its spectacular economic boom in the last decades to its being the 'world's factory'. Is there room for the EU in this landscape? This timely... more...

  • Unternehmerisches Handeln in der Wald- und Holzwirtschaft - Kapitel 5by Franz Schmithüsen; Bastian Kaiser; Albin Schmidhauser; Stephan Mellinghoff; Alfred W. Kammerhofer

    DBV 2015; US$ 9.53

    Die Anforderungen an das ökonomische und betriebswirtschaftliche Wissen der Führungskräfte in der Wald- und Holzwirtschaft sind enorm gestiegen. Das vorliegende Lehr- und Fachbuch greift diese Herausforderungen auf. Es wendet sich an Studierende und Dozenten forst- und holzwirtschaftlicher Studiengänge, an Unternehmer und Führungskräfte in der Praxis... more...

  • Unternehmerisches Handeln in der Wald- und Holzwirtschaft - Kapitel 8by Franz Schmithüsen; Bastian Kaiser; Albin Schmidhauser; Stephan Mellinghoff; Alfred W. Kammerhofer

    DBV 2015; US$ 9.53

    Die Anforderungen an das ökonomische und betriebswirtschaftliche Wissen der Führungskräfte in der Wald- und Holzwirtschaft sind enorm gestiegen. Das vorliegende Lehr- und Fachbuch greift diese Herausforderungen auf. Es wendet sich an Studierende und Dozenten forst- und holzwirtschaftlicher Studiengänge, an Unternehmer und Führungskräfte in der Praxis... more...

  • Streitschrift Rettet die Kindheitby Joachim Käppner

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2015; US$ 3.63

    Es ist nicht mehr der Obrigkeitsgeist oder die schwarze Pädagogik, welche die Kindheit zu ersticken drohen. Es ist der Ungeist der Ökonomisierung. Nichts gegen die Kindheit, so lässt sich das neue Credo zusammenfassen, aber muss sie so lange dauern? Der Leistungsgesellschaft - oder jenen, die sich als deren Träger verstehen - dauern Kindheit und Jugend... more...

  • Hat Industry of Luton and its Buildings, Theby Katie Carmichael; David McOmish; David Grech

    Historic England 2015; US$ 10.19

    Although perhaps best known today as the home of Vauxhall Motors, Luton?s industrial roots run much deeper. Long before it became associated with motor cars, Luton was the centre of ladies? hat production in this country – a success founded upon the earlier regional industry of straw-plaiting. Many surrounding towns and villages fed into the industry... more...

  • Behind the Veneerby Joanna Smith; Ray Rogers

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    South Shoreditch lies just north of the City of London, at the centre of a band that has become known as the ‘City Fringe?. The area?s greatest architectural legacy arises from the furniture trade and for almost a century – from the mid-19th to the mid-20th - Shoreditch dominated the industry as the major centre of furniture manufacturing and wholesale... more...

  • The Birmingham Jewellery Quarterby John Cattell; Bob Hawkins

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter contains the best and most extensive surviving group of Victorian and 20th-century buildings devoted to the manufacture of jewellery in Europe. The Quarter is still a vibrant manufacturing community, with people often still working from original premises and in many cases using original machinery and tools. This booklet... more...