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  1. W.E. Deming

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    Edited by John C. Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    W. Edwards Deming's name is synonymous with Total Quality Management. His ideas were at first enthusiastically adopted by Japanese businesses. Deming is recognized as putting Japan on the road to leadership in international business and industry and was awarded the Second Order of the Sacred...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Production Networks in Asia and Europe

    Skill Formation and Technology Transfer in the Automobile Industry

    Edited by Rogier Busser, Yuri Sadoi

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book explores Japanese investment in Europe and Southeast Asia, in relation to the automobile industry. In Part I the authors examine industrial organization and policy issues in Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Indonesia, looking at Japanese investment and the relative policy successes...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  3. Hollywood Economics

    How Extreme Uncertainty Shapes the Film Industry

    By Arthur De Vany

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    Just how risky is the movie industry? Is screenwriter William Goldman's claim that "nobody knows anything" really true? Can a star and a big opening change a movie's risks and return? Do studio executives really earn their huge paychecks? These and many other questions are answered in Hollywood...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Work, Locality and the Rhythms of Capital

    By Jamie Gough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    This theoretical and empirical study examines the relationship between the organisation of work, industrial relations, production spaces and the dynamics of capitalist investment. Jamie Gough explores the connections between labour process change, products, local economy and society, spaces and...

    Published July 16th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Industrial and Labour Market Policy and Performance

    Issues and Perspectives

    Edited by Daniel Coffey, Carole Thornley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Industrial issues are often inextricably linked with labour market concerns and policy approaches that attempt to consider production and employment separately are inherently flawed."This controversial statement sums up the heart of this important book. With contributions from such scholars as...

    Published April 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  6. Biotechnology in Comparative Perspective

    By Gerhard Fuchs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The biotechnology industry is an extremely important sector in the developed world's economies. This book, with contributions from an international array of experts, explains why biotechnology companies in different countries concentrate in a small number of locations and what accounts for the...

    Published April 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  7. Industrial Relations to Human Resources and Beyond: The Evolving Process of Employee Relations Management

    The Evolving Process of Employee Relations Management

    By Bruce E. Kaufman, Richard A. Beaumont, Roy B. Helfgott

    This collection examines the evolution of the philosophy and practice of human resource management (HRM) and industrial relations (IR) over the twentieth century. By combining history, contemporary practice, and future trends, these well-known experts present both scholarly and practitioner...

    Published February 28th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Corporation

    Growth, Diversification and Mergers, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis C. Mueller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    This book reviews the theory of the firm and the large modern corporation. Examining the process of entrepreneurial capitalism in which firms come into existence, then managerial capitalism and the changing motives of management in corporations - The Corporation is a thorough and thoughtful account...

    Published February 12th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Systems of Production

    Markets, Organisations and Performance

    By Brendan Burchell, Simon Deakin, Jonathan Michie, Jill Rubery

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    In recent years we have seen the predictions of our forebears that leisure time would increase as the years pass utterly confounded. It is a fact of life that in major cities across the world, transport systems are full to bursting with people on their way to and from work. As people have come to...

    Published November 20th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Building Chaos

    An International Comparison of Deregulation in the Construction Industry

    Edited by Gerhard Bosch, Peter Philips

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    This collection draws on international comparisons from the main industrialized countries in a key field - the construction industry. One only has to walk around almost any major city in the industrialized economies of the world to see how well the construction industry is doing and this study is a...

    Published November 6th 2002 by Routledge