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The Furniture Industry in Ostwestfalen‐Lippe and Southern Sweden

Pernilla S. Rafiqui, Martin Schröder, Örjan Sjöberg, Helmut Voelzkow, and Colin Crouch

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This chapter juxtaposes governance of the furniture industry in Ostwestfalen–Lippe and southern Sweden to the characteristics of the German and Swedish ‘models’, respectively, in order to determine ... More


Manufacturing Production Chains and Wholesaling

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/9780226477046.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with three case studies illustrating the role of distribution in the functioning of the production chain: furniture manufacture provides a portrayal of an industry's web of ... More


Knowledge Dynamics in Export Shows: The Affirmation of the Italian Furniture Industry

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores the history of Salone del Mobile, an international furniture trade show in Milan that is now recognised as the industry's leading event, despite its origins as an export show ... More


From Forest to Furniture Boutique

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how rattan from remote tropical forests lands in furniture boutiques in Europe and North America. The journey along this commodity chain begins in rain forests: in the ... More


Historical and Current Uses of Rattan

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the historical and current uses of rattan. Rattan is one of the world's most important and widely used nontimber forest products (NTFPs). It has probably been utilized for as ... More


‘What's that poor creature doing here?’: the area and the fortress before the Revolution of 1789

in The Place de la Bastille: The story of a quartier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316654
eISBN:
9781846316784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316784.003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Prior to the French Revolution of 1789, the quartier consisted of two buildings that represented the two major seats of power in pre-modern France: the State and the Roman Catholic Church. In 1198, a ... More


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