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The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Josh Whitford

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

American manufacturing is in crisis: the sector lost three million jobs between 2000 and 2003 as the American trade deficit shot to record highs. Manufacturers have increasingly decentralized ... More


Introduction

Josh Whitford

in The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the supposed decline in American manufacturing. The rationale behind the book and its three main arguments are then laid out. An overview ... More


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