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TRW: Pioneering Technology and Innovation, 1900-1996
     

TRW: Pioneering Technology and Innovation, 1900-1996

by Davis Dyer, Dyer
 
Widely recognized as one of the best run high-tech companies in the world, TRW has helped shape the major industries of today: automotive, aerospace, and information technology. In this revealing account of the firm's pioneering role in long-range planning, large-scale project management, systems engineering, organizational development, and progressive human

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Widely recognized as one of the best run high-tech companies in the world, TRW has helped shape the major industries of today: automotive, aerospace, and information technology. In this revealing account of the firm's pioneering role in long-range planning, large-scale project management, systems engineering, organizational development, and progressive human relations policies, TRW emerges as a resourceful and well-positioned player in the American industrial landscape. The history of TRW's rapid growth, broad diversification, and subsequent restructuring around core businesses provides valuable insights into the evolution of the strategy, structure, and management in the modern corporate era.

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A history of TRW's rapid growth, broad diversification, and subsequent restructuring around core businesses, offering insights into the evolution of the strategy, structure, and management of the technological pioneer. Features in-depth interviews with employees and extensive discussion of the merger of Thompson Products and Ramo- Woolridge in 1958. How the company approached its major problems and what it learned in the process form a major theme of the book. Commissioned by TRW Inc. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780875846064
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date:
07/23/1998
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.49(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.44(d)

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