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One Best Way?

Trajectories and Industrial Models of the World's Automobile Producers

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Many argue that the sole viable future for the automobile industry - indeed for all industry - is the adoption of 'lean production' as an organizational model. One Best Way? brings together the research of academic specialists in the automobile industry who have analysed the evolution of 15 major Asian, North American, and European companies in terms of their technological, organizational, commercial and social 'trajectories'. They look closely at the evidence for 'one best way' and argue that it is more useful to assess the distinctive challenges and 'trajectories' that companies have pursued as they try to optimize their profit-making capacities. The book present detailed descriptions of the major producers around the world in three sections: Asia: Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Hyundai North America: General Motors, Ford, Chrysler Europe: Peugeot, Renault, Rover, Mercedes, Volvo, Lada The book will be essential reading and reference for academics, researchers, and analysts worldwide wanting to track the course of the automobile industry and assess the merits of 'lean production'.
Release date NZ
November 26th, 1998
Contributors
Edited by Andrew Mair Edited by Giuseppe Volpato Edited by Koichi Shimizu Edited by Michel Freyssenet
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
numerous tables
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
494
Dimensions
162x242x31
ISBN-13
9780198290896
Product ID
1859044

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