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American Manufacturing in a Global Market / Edition 1

American Manufacturing in a Global Market / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780792390510
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/30/1989
Edition description: 1989
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

I: Effects of Public Policy on Manufacturing’s Future.- 1. Government and Manufacturing: “Don’t Just Stand There, Undo Something”.- 2. Public Policy and Manufacturing: Back to Basics.- 3. What Do Economic Statistics Tell Us About Manufacturing’s Future?.- 4. What Should Be Done for Manufacturing?.- 5. How to Rebuild America.- 6. Antitrust Policy and American Industrial Competitiveness.- II: Multinational Firms and Global Markets.- 7. To Compete Globally, American Firms Must Know Their Customers.- 8. The Changing Aerospace Marketplace.- 9. Joint Ventures: The Challenge of Cooperation.- 10. American Manufacturing in the 1990s: The Adjustment Challenge.- III: Education’s Restructuring Task.- 11. Increasing Competition in U.S. Education.- 12. What Is the Role of Business in Education?.- 13. Targeting Education Reforms to Do the Most Good.- 14. A Higher Education Agenda for Manufacturing Management.- IV: Organizing for Success.- 15. Manufacturing Competitiveness Requires More Than Downsizing.- 16. The Effect of Mergers and Acquisitions.- 17. Manufacturing Growth through Acquisition.- 18. Creating Value from Castoffs.- V: The Changing Work Environment.- 19. Manufacturing Excellence and Work-Force Excellence Are Inseparable.- 20. Changes in Company Culture and Labor Relations.- 21. Building Business/Education Partnerships.- 22. Rhetoric and Reality in Labor Relations.- VI: R & D and Quality.- 23. Converting Knowledge into Products.- 24. Technology, Innovation and Commercialization.- 25. Research and the Pharmaceutical Environment.

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