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Mechanical and Electrical industries

  • Electrifying Indiaby Sunila Kale

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Throughout the 20th century, electricity was considered to be the primary vehicle of modernity, as well as its quintessential symbol. In India, electrification was central to how early nationalists and planners conceptualized Indian development, and huge sums were spent on the project from then until now. Yet despite all this, sixty-five years after... more...

  • Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM iby Kevin Schroeder

    MC Press 2014; US$ 78.99

    Working through many of the concepts and skills needed by intermediate and advanced PHP developers, this book is specifically designed to help good PHP developers become indispensable ones. Topics include debugging, test-driven development, web-based development, advanced object-oriented programming, and web security, and the book also takes an in-depth... more...

  • Japanese Industry in the American Southby Choong Soon Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Japanese Industry in the American South is an anthropological case study that describes whole industrial cultures found in three Japanese industrial plants in the American South. This book searches for answers to these questions: Why are Japanese industries coming to the American South? To what extent does Japan industrial management in the American... more...

  • Foucault, Governmentality, and Organizationby Alan McKinlay; Philip Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom Motorola promoted amongst its employees, how employees... more...

  • India: Selected Issuesby International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The background papers for the 2014 Article IV explore key issues affecting the Indian economy, and implications for fiscal, monetary, structural, and financial sector policies. The first chapter uncovers the factors behind the unprecedented widening of India’s current account deficit in terms of the sectoral savings-investment... more...

  • Canada: Selected Issuesby International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    The unconventional energy boom has had significant positive effects on Canada's economic activity and has the potential to contribute even more in the future with the appropriate extension of infrastructure capacity. Our findings suggest that while limited exports capacity would result in output losses over the medium term, the potential output gains... more...

  • Towards a new order in the global automotive industry: How Asian companies catch up to their western peersby Daniel Wäldchen

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.06

    The global automotive industry faces the most influential changes since the revolutionary introduction of mass production a century ago. Latecomer firms from Asia are challenging the western incumbents. They can change the rules of the game in the industry by leapfrogging several steps in their development process. This study seeks to contribute to... more...

  • A Profile of the Automobile and Motor Vehicle Industryby James M. Rubenstein

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    The motor vehicle industry is one of the world?s largest. More than 1 billion vehicles are in use around the world, and 80 million are produced and sold annually. Motor vehicles?including passenger cars, trucks, and commercial vehicles such as buses and taxis?are the principal means by which people and goods are transported within and among most communities... more...

  • Videolandby Daniel Herbert

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Videoland offers a comprehensive view of the "tangible phase" of consumer video, when Americans largely accessed movies as material commodities at video rental stores. Video stores served as a vital locus of movie culture from the early 1980s until the early 2000s, changing the way Americans socialized around movies and collectively made movies meaningful.... more...

  • Demand Fulfillment bei Assemble-to-Order-Fertigungby Sebastian Geier

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    ?Das Demand Fulfillment hat im Zuge der Online-Auftragsübermittlung für viele Unternehmen an Bedeutung gewonnen. Es stellt eine Möglichkeit zur Erhöhung der Lieferfähigkeit und Liefertreue dar. Sebastian Geier entwickelt für eine Assemble-to-Order-Fertigung ein neuartiges Konzept für die rollierende Planung des Demand Fulfillment. Dieses Konzept wird... more...