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Patterns and Practices in Three Traditional Manufacturing Industries: Automotive, Steel, and Aerospace

JAMES W. CORTADA

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes how computers came into the automotive, steel, and aerospace manufacturing industries, all of which were traditional Second Industrial Revolution parts of the economy. It ... More


Trade and Environment Regimes in Operation: The North American Auto Industry

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

The new NAFTA regime offers several instruments for capacity building, convergence, coalition building, and regulatory communication. These constitute improved mechanisms for dealing with ... More


The North American Automotive Cluster

Alan M. Rugman and Joseph R. D’cruz

in Multinationals as Flagship Firms: Regional Business Networks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258185
eISBN:
9780191698521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258185.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Economic growth is often attributed to high-quality and competitive automotive industries, especially in North America, since the region’s automotive consumption and purchasing power has been ... More


Modularization in the Car Industry: Interlinked Multiple Hierarchies of Product, Production, and Supplier Systems

Akira Takeishi and Takahiro Fujimoto

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter analyses modularization in the world automotive industry. Modularization has involved architectural changes in product, production, and supplier systems in the industry. As an attempt to ... More


Local Production Practices and Inter-Firm Linkages: Chicago's Automotive Industry, 1900–1940

in Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477015
eISBN:
9780226477046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477046.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1900 and 1930, a metropolitan complex of car, truck, and taxicab assemblers, parts makers, and wholesalers developed in response to the industry's production strategies and strong inter-firm ... More


Modularity and Outsourcing: The Nature of Co-evolution of Product Architecture and Organization Architecture in the Global Automotive Industry

Mari Sako

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter takes the automobile industry as an empirical setting for clarification of the concept of modularity in product architecture. Three arenas of modularity: Modularity in Design, Modularity ... More


The United Kingdom

Neil Hood and Stephen Young

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This case study on the impact of globalization on the UK views the question of the evolution of macro‐organizational policies from the perspective of its approach to FDI (foreign direct investment) ... More


The Automotive Supply Industry: Global Trends, National Systems, and Development in National Supplier Industries

Inge Lippert, Tony Huzzard, Ulrich Jürgens, and William Lazonick

in Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization: Sustaining High-Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199681075
eISBN:
9780191761386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681075.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter provides an empirical overview from secondary sources of developments in the automotive supply industry. It starts by discussing and comparing the principal dynamics and developmental ... More


Modularity and Outsourcing: The Nature of Co-evolution of Product Architecture and Organization Architecture in the Global Automotive Industry

Mari Sako

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263226
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263221.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Takes the automobile industry as an empirical setting for clarification of the concept of modularity in product architecture. Three arenas of modularity, modularity in design, modularity in ... More


Modularization in the Car Industry: Interlinked Multiple Hierarchies of Product, Production, and Supplier Systems

Akira Takeishi and Takahiro Fujimoto

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263226
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263221.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Analyses modularisation in the world auto industry. Modularisation has involved architectural changes in product, production, and supplier systems in the industry. As an attempt to understand such ... More


Introduction

Gerardo Patriotta

in Organizational Knowledge in the Making: How Firms Create, Use, and Institutionalize Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275243
eISBN:
9780191719684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275243.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the nature of knowledge in organizations, based on an essay by Czech writer Milan Kundera, which examined a novel written at the beginning of the ... More


Deliberate Reinforcement in Strategic Industries

Roselyn Hsueh

in China's Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449956
eISBN:
9780801462856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449956.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter surveys strategic industries (financial services, energy, and automotives) to test, extend, and refine the broader applicability of the strategic value framework developed in previous ... More


Introduction

Martin Krzywdzinski

in Consent and Control in the Authoritarian Workplace: Russia and China Compared

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198806486
eISBN:
9780191844096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806486.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

How is workplace consent created in authoritarian countries that limit participation rights, not only in the political sphere, but also in the workplace? Although authoritarian countries make up a ... More


Influencing Clean Innovations

Philippe Aghion

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0036
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Empirical analysis of innovation and patenting in the automotive industry has shown the existence of a so-called path dependence in the direction of technical change. Specifically, a study of the ... More


Struggling with Knowledge Boundaries and Stickiness: Case Studies of Innovating Firms in an Emerging Economy

Solmaz Filiz Karabag and Christian Berggren

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Knowledge-based theories of the firm have inspired a rich literature on the search, transfer and integration of knowledge in advanced economies and their firms. This chapter builds on Carlile’s ... More


Detroit South

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the proliferation of the automotive industry plants in the South. It explains that the lack of labor unions still loomed large at the start of the rise of the automotive ... More


The Paradox of Labor Force Dualism and State-Labor-Capital Relations in the Chinese Automobile Industry

Lu Zhang

in From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization: Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450242
eISBN:
9780801462931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450242.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter presents an in-depth case study of China's automobile industry. It argues that growing competition has forced Chinese automakers to establish a leaner and meaner workplace to cut costs ... More


New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

Ulrich Jürgens and Martin Krzywdzinski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198722670
eISBN:
9780191789359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722670.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

New industrial centres are emerging in the so-called BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). In these locations, large numbers of plants have been constructed in recent years, creating ... More


Introduction

Ulrich Jürgens and Martin Krzywdzinski

in New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198722670
eISBN:
9780191789359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722670.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

What does industrial work look like in the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China)? This introduction presents the main questions, concepts, theoretical foundations and the methods and data ... More


Consent and Control in the Authoritarian Workplace: Russia and China Compared

Martin Krzywdzinski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198806486
eISBN:
9780191844096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806486.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Today, a large proportion of the world’s states are under authoritarian governments. These countries limit participation rights, both in the political sphere and in the workplace. At the same time, ... More


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