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Title Americanization and its limits : reworking US technology and management in post-war Europe and Japan / edited by Jonathan Zeitlin and Gary Herrigel
Published Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 410 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Americanization and its limits / Jonathan Zeitlin -- Americanization: ideology or process? the case of the US technical assistance and productivity programme / Jacqueline McGlade -- Transplanting the American model?: US automobile companies and the transfer of technology and management to Britain, France, and Germany, 1928-1962 / Steven Tolliday -- Americanizing British engineering? strategic debate, selective adaptation, and hybrid innovation in post-war reconstruction, 1945-1960 / Jonathan Zeitlin -- Failure to communicate: British telecommunications and the American model / Kenneth Lipartito -- Creative cross-fertilization and uneven Americanization of Swedish industry: sources of innovation in post-war motor vehicles and electrical manufacturing / Henrik Glimstedt -- A slow and difficult process: the Americanization of the French steel-producing and -using industries after the Second World War / Matthias Kipping -- Remodeling the Italian steel industry: Americanization, modernization, and mass production / Ruggero Ranieri -- Mass production or 'organized craftsmanship'? The post-war Italian automobile industry / Duccio Bigazzi -- The long shadow of Americanization: the German rubber industry and the radial tyre revolution / Paul Erker -- The evolution of the 'Japanese production system': indigenous influences and American impact / Kazuo Wada and Takao Shiba -- American occupation, market order, and democracy: reconfiguring the steel industry in Japan and Germany after the Second World War / Gary Herrigel
Summary In this analysis of Americanisation in European and Japanese industry after World War II, the contributors explore the creative role of local actors in selectively adapting US technology and management to suit local conditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Industrial management -- United States -- Congresses
Industrial management -- Europe -- Congresses
Industrial management -- Japan -- Congresses
Comparative management -- Congresses
Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Congresses
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Comparative management.
Industrial management.
Industriƫle vernieuwing.
United States.
Madison, Wis.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Zeitlin, Jonathan
Herrigel, Gary
ISBN 0199269041