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Uncertain Victory: Big Business and the Politics of Regulatory Reform

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores how the debate over the Chrysler bailout within the business community highlighted persistent tensions over what “free market” solutions really should look like, as well as ... More


The 1980s Users' Performance in the 1990s

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Case studies are presented of five high‐yield US companies and the strategies they have pursued to maximize the value of their assets, labor force, products and markets. The examples show how ... More


British Leyland and Chrysler UK: Lock-In, Path Overlap, and Dysfunction, 1968–1977

Timothy R. Whisler

in The British Motor Industry, 1945-1994: A Case Study in Industrial Decline

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290742
eISBN:
9780191684838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290742.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

BLMC, Chrysler UK, and British Leyland operated in a national and world economic macroeconomic environment, shaped by the petroleum shortages of the 1970s, pronounced swings in car demand, escalating ... More


Henry Ford: The Blind Business Visionary

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter returns to the business world to look at Henry Ford, whose leadership inaugurated a qualitative leap from craft to mass production and gave rise to the term ‘Fordism’. It discusses how ... More


Boys Always Run after Motor Cars

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes Eduardo's agreement with the Chrysler Corporation. Love and Townsend made Eduardo an offer that Chrysler would buy 40 percent of the shares of Barreiros Diesel. Eduardo thought ... More


A University of Work

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses life at Barreiros Diesel in Spain, which, with its remarkable factory at Villaverde, was increasingly marked by a kulturkampf, a struggle of cultures, the Spanish and the North ... More


The New Gods from the West

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the difference in work culture between the American executives and the Spaniards at Barreiros Diesel. At the end of 1963, less than three months after the signature of the ... More


Disagreement with the Americans

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the disagreement of Eduardo with the Chrysler Corporation. At the beginning of 1966, Eduardo was still uttering sweet words about his American partners, at least in public. ... More


A Combination of Adversities

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the adversities faced by Barreiros Diesel in Spain, which at the time of Chrysler's capture of power in the company at the end of 1967 was worth a little more than $36 million. ... More


We Never Thought That We Would Reach This Moment

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0031
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the resignation of Eduardo from Barreiros Diesel. A proposal soon came from Chrysler that led directly to the conclusion of the struggle between the famous company of Detroit ... More


A Place in La Mancha

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0032
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses Eduardo's interests in agriculture. The chief concession that Eduardo gave to Chrysler in the summer of 1969 was one which declared that after he left Barreiros Diesel, he ... More


Linwood, Renfrewshire: Car Manufacturing and Scotland’s Political Divergence from England

Jim Phillips, Valerie Wright, and Jim Tomlinson

in Deindustrialisation and the Moral Economy in Scotland since 1955

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474479240
eISBN:
9781399509800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479240.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Linwood car plant, which opened in 1963, encapsulated the modernisation of Scotland’s industrial base. The distinct labour and production practices of the motor industry, coupled with US ... More


Fanning the Embers: Branding Detroit as a Phoenix Rising

Rebecca J. Kinney

in Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit As America's Postindustrial Frontier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697564
eISBN:
9781452955162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697564.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The third chapter examines the story of Detroit’s rebirth through both a reliance on its storied past and the possibilities of the future through an examination of a wildly successful commercial ... More


Knowing What We Know : Supporting Knowledge Creation and Sharing in Social Networks

Rob Cross and Andrew Parker

in Networks in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159509
eISBN:
9780197562017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159509.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

The way in which this manager relied on his network to obtain information and knowledge critical to the success of an important project is common and likely resonates with your own experience. ... More


Little Detroit, El Cártel, and Aguamiel

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0020
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The Second-Shifters Filed in slowly on a late Thursday afternoon. From the outside, the factory was a long (nearly a third of a mile), nondescript white box, baking silently in the desert sun of ... More


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