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Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works


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Originally published between 1994 and 2000 the volumes in this set discuss:

  • the successful implementation of radical, technological innovations within business organizations.
  • issues of Chinese rural-rural and rural-urban migration
  • a number of subjects of significance for labor and economic policy, especially the role of U. S. tax policy in the relocation of jobs from the contintental USA to Puerto Rico.
  • the impact an immigrant community in the USA has on the type and quantity of foreign goods available.
  • the relation between technology and the exercise of sea power.
  • problems related to investment planning, capacity additions, and choice of technology in dynamic manufacturing systems.

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Managing the Business: How Successful Managers Align Management Systems with Business Strategy

Managing the Business: How Successful Managers Align Management Systems with Business Strategy

Forthcoming

Garry L. McDaniel
November 30, 2018

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

A Study of Innovative Behavior: In High Technology Product Development Organizations

A Study of Innovative Behavior: In High Technology Product Development Organizations

Forthcoming

Mark Anthony Robben
November 30, 2018

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Modeling Structural Change in the U.S. Textile Industry

Modeling Structural Change in the U.S. Textile Industry

Forthcoming

Shu Yang, Barry K. Goodwin
November 30, 2018

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works

Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works

Forthcoming

Various Authors
July 30, 2018

Originally published between 1994 and 2000 the volumes in this set discuss: the successful implementation of radical, technological innovations within business organizations. issues of Chinese rural-rural and rural-urban migration a number of subjects of significance for labor and economic...

A Different Transition Path: Ownership, Performance, and Influence of Chinese Rural Industrial Enterprises

A Different Transition Path: Ownership, Performance, and Influence of Chinese Rural Industrial Enterprises

Forthcoming

Chenggang Xu
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 1995 this volume examines and analyzes the factors that have made the township-village enterprise (TVE) such a driver of growth in the Chinese economy in recent years. The book analyzes the background of the TVE and discusses regional differences in TVE efficiency as well as...

Champions of Technological Change: How Organizations Successfully Implement New Technology

Champions of Technological Change: How Organizations Successfully Implement New Technology

Forthcoming

Theresa M. Szczurek
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 1994 this book concerns successful implementation of radical, technological innovations within business organizations. It extends and unifies paradigms for understanding implementation of radical innovations by modeling roles and interactions between key vending and buying...

Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Planning Issues and Solutions

Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Planning Issues and Solutions

Forthcoming

Zubair M. Mohamed
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 1994 this book undertakes a comprehensive study dealing with the effects of machine flexibility, tool magazine capacity, varying production demands and different oeprating policies on the production planning problems. Performance measures such as FMS flexibility, makespan...

Vertical Integration and Technological Innovation: A Transaction Cost Approach

Vertical Integration and Technological Innovation: A Transaction Cost Approach

Forthcoming

Yeong Heok Lee
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 1994 this volume investigates the relationship between a firm's decision to integrate vertically and its research and development (R & D) strategy. Literature on vertical integration is reviewed and a framework presented to analyze the costs and benefits of vertical...

Exposing Federal Sponsorship of Job Loss: The Whitehall Plant Closing Campaign and

Exposing Federal Sponsorship of Job Loss: The Whitehall Plant Closing Campaign and "Runaway Plant" Reform

Forthcoming

Julia C. Abedian
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 1995, this book explores a number of subjects of significance for labor and economic policy, especially the role of U. S. tax policy in the relocation of jobs from the contintental USA to Puerto Rico. The book demonstrates the problems for the USA because of inadequate...

Why Nations Put to Sea: Technology and the Changing Character of Sea Power in the Twenty-First Century

Why Nations Put to Sea: Technology and the Changing Character of Sea Power in the Twenty-First Century

Forthcoming

Kevin L. Falk
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 2000, this book describes the relation between technology and the exercise of sea power. It emphasizes the importance of mastering and maintaining technology for the means of exercising maritime power whether the USA is at peace or in a time of conflict. The changing...

Strategic Investment Planning with Technology Choice in Manufacturing Systems

Strategic Investment Planning with Technology Choice in Manufacturing Systems

Forthcoming

Shan Ling Li
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 1994 this book examines problems related to investment planning, capacity additions, and choice of technology in dynamic manufacturing systems characterized by multiple products, dynamic demand growth, uncertainty in demand and availability of alternative technologies. A...

A Study of Innovative Behavior in High Technology Product Development Organizations

A Study of Innovative Behavior in High Technology Product Development Organizations

Forthcoming

Mark Anthony Robben
July 30, 2018

Originally published in 1999, this volume integrates several streams of research on the antecedents of innovation to test a model of individual innovative behavior in a high technology product development organization. The sample for this research was a group of Engineers, Designers and Lab...

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