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Manufacturing Practices in Information Technology Industries: Semiconductors, Hard Disk Drives, and Software

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/9780195165883.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes how computers came into three information technology industries: semiconductors, hard disk drives, and software, for doing the work of each. It describes applications, how work ... More


Economic Specialization: Pathways to Change

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Industries, firms, and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and Los Angeles did not plan the economic divergence of their regions. They faced challenges from the restructuring of the Old Economy and ... More


India’s Global and Internal Labor Migration and Resistance: A Case Study of Hyderabad

Immanuel Ness

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the effects of global capitalism on India's class divide and economic development. Focusing on the case of Hyderabad, it considers the fate of skilled migrant workers in the ... More


The Interoperability Debate

Jonathan Band and Masanobu Katoh

in Interfaces on Trial 2.0

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015004
eISBN:
9780262295543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015004.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the interoperability debate in the European Union and the U.S. before 1995. It considers the issues concerning the unprotectability of interface specifications and the ... More


Meg Whitman Resolves Strategic Integration Challenges, from Better Together to Splitting HP in Two

Robert A. Burgelman

in Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190640446
eISBN:
9780190640477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640446.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines Meg Whitman’s tenure as Hewlett Packard’s CEO from September 2011 up until March 2016. It documents the reasons for her initial conclusion that the company’s consumer-oriented ... More


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