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Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works


About the Series

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

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Garry L. McDaniel
September 30, 2021

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

Global Production and Domestic Decay Plant Closings in the U.S.

Global Production and Domestic Decay: Plant Closings in the U.S.

1st Edition

By Brian D. Phillips
September 01, 1998

First Published in 1942. Phillips has written an important study covering three areas: three areas: theoretical, empirical, and public policy. This book explores some of the explanations for and consequences of globalized production by transnational corporations. A review of the theoretical ...

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

1st Edition

By Chenggang Xu
June 15, 2020

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...

A Study of Innovative Behavior in High Technology Product Development Organizations

A Study of Innovative Behavior in High Technology Product Development Organizations

1st Edition

By Mark Anthony Robben
June 15, 2020

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 ...

Champions of Technological Change How Organizations Successfully Implement New Technology

Champions of Technological Change: How Organizations Successfully Implement New Technology

1st Edition

By Theresa M. Szczurek
June 15, 2020

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 ...

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

1st Edition

By Julia C. Abedian
June 15, 2020

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 ...

Flexible Manufacturing Systems Planning Issues and Solutions

Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Planning Issues and Solutions

1st Edition

By Zubair M. Mohamed
June 15, 2020

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 ...

Strategic Investment Planning with Technology Choice in Manufacturing Systems

Strategic Investment Planning with Technology Choice in Manufacturing Systems

1st Edition

By Shan Ling Li
June 15, 2020

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 ...

Vertical Integration and Technological Innovation A Transaction Cost Approach

Vertical Integration and Technological Innovation: A Transaction Cost Approach

1st Edition

By Yeong Heok Lee
June 15, 2020

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 ...

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

1st Edition

By Kevin L. Falk
June 15, 2020

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 ...

A Study of Innovative Behavior In High Technology Product Development Organizations

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

1st Edition

By Mark Anthony Robben
January 17, 2019

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

1st Edition

By Shu Yang, Barry K. Goodwin
January 10, 2000

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

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