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Introduction: Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-War Europe and Japan

Jonathan Zeitlin

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This introductory chapter is divided into three main sections. The first section re-examines the historiography of post-war Americanization, highlighting the theoretical assumptions underlying ... More


The Social-Democratic State

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The social democratic state rises from the Great Depression and Second Word War. And up to the 1970s, the capitalist economies grow enormously, at the same time that social rights were recognized and ... More


Remodelling the Italian Steel Industry: Americanization, Modernization, and Mass Production

Ruggero Ranieri

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter discusses the impact of American industrial practices on the Italian steel industry in the post-war period. The chapter is organized into three sections. Firstly the chapter provides ... More


Mass Production or ‘Organized Craftsmanship’? The Post-War Italian Automobile Industry

Duccio Bigazzi

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In 1945, the Italian industrial sector was well prepared to measure itself against the American model. In the engineering sector, direct contacts between technical experts on the two sides were ... More


The Long Shadow of Americanization: The German Rubber Industry and the Radial Tyre Revolution

Paul Erker

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter traces various areas and phases of influence in German industry, using the example of the tyre industry — which more than almost any other industry was influenced macroeconomically by ... More


The Political Economy of European Union Financial Integration: The Battle of the Systems

Jonathan Story

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

European financial integration imposes a major challenge to insider financial systems of the French and German kind. European monetary union will favour more open systems of the Anglo‐American type, ... More


Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

The chapters in this book address the state of Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice at a critical moment. They are based on detailed and intensive fieldwork in large Japanese ... More


Actors and Institutional Channels: Emergence of a Cross-National Modernizing Network

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the key players and institutional channels that influenced the emergence of a cross-national modernizing network that ... More


From Control to Conversion: Embedding the Corporate Model in Western Europe

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the process of embedding the American model of business and industrial production in Western Europe. The launch of the ... More


Crisis Inside, Dependence Outside: Preconditions of a Cross-National Transfer

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the influence of internal crisis and outside dependence of some Western European countries on the success of the ... More


Voluntary Imitation: Adopting the Corporate Model in France

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the role of a small French group in launching and fostering the large-scale transfer of American structural models of ... More


From Coercion to Imitation: Transplanting the Corporate Model to West Germany

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the transfer of American structural models of business and industrial production to West Germany. It states that the ... More


The Resistance of European Business: Organized Opposition to Structural Transformations

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the organized resistance and opposition of Western European business, particularly in France, Italy, and West Germany, to ... More


Concluding Remarks

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the large-scale cross-national transfer of the American business model to ... More


European Labor and Productivity: Between All-Out War and Active Participation

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter discusses the negative impact of the speech delivered by U.S. Secretary of State George Marshall at Harvard University in June ... More


Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Marie-Laure Djelic

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The author explores the convergent and divergent trends in the evolution of business systems and organization in Western Europe in the post-war period. She examines in ... More


Introduction

Marie-Laure Djelic

in Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of the American business model in the transformation of European ... More


The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: An Analysis of Challenges and Adaptive Options

Susan G. Clark and Christina Milloy

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The basic premise of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is that government wildlife agencies, funded by revenues from public hunting and fishing, use scientific knowledge and expertise ... More


What the People Want: Consumer Aspirations and the Social Meaning of Consumption

Jan L. Logemann

in Trams or Tailfins?: Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226491493
eISBN:
9780226491523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226491523.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sketches out two social models of consumption. The American model, representing a wide spectrum of society, emphasized spending on household durables, automobiles, and suburban homes. It ... More


Causation and the Principles of Punishment

H. L. A. Hart

in Causation in the Law

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254744
eISBN:
9780191681523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254744.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

It is plain that something more elaborate than the simple combination of mens rea and sine qua non is required in a substitute for or analysis of ‘proximate cause’ that caters for the complexity of ... More


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