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The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Josh Whitford

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

American manufacturing is in crisis: the sector lost three million jobs between 2000 and 2003 as the American trade deficit shot to record highs. Manufacturers have increasingly decentralized ... More


National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book studies the way that British, American, and German firms in the clothing industry (manufacturing and retail) co-ordinate and govern their global production networks/value chains. It offers ... More


Theoretical Frameworks: The Varieties of Capitalism Approach and the Global Value Chains/Global Production Networks Framework

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the way national capitalisms interact with Global Value Chains (GVCs) / Global Production Networks (GPNs). It surveys the literature in each area and identifies both the ... More


The Global Production Networks of US, UK, and German Firms

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter surveys the factors that have given rise to foreign sourcing and analyses the divergent manner in which national institutional environments, as well as international regulatory bodies, ... More


Introduction

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter outlines the central themes of the book and provides brief definitions of key terms. It briefly indicates the theoretical approach adopted, as well as the data we utilise. It makes clear ... More


Conclusions

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter provides a theoretical conclusion by answering some questions posed throughout the book: To what extent and how are GPNs shaped by national capitalisms and to what degree are they ... More


Adaptation at the Cost of Adaptability? Restructuring the Eastern German Regional Economy

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter examines the motives of Western corporations investing in eastern Germany. It illustrates how the initial expectations for economic development in eastern Germany and in Eastern Europe ... More


The Case of Northern Ireland

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The capabilities and innovation perspective is not limited to explaining growth processes in technologically advanced regions. Here the perspective is applied within the context of developing an ... More


Made in the World

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter gives an overview of the state of global production networks in the present age, particularly in the “slicing of the value chain” phenomenon, which refers to the gradual disintegration ... More


Global Production Networks 2.0

Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198703907
eISBN:
9780191773099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703907.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In starting the account, this introductory chapter has three objectives. First, it establishes the key structural forces behind the emergence of global production networks (GPN) as an organizational ... More


Strategic Coupling: East Asian Firms in Global Production Networks

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses how the strategic coupling of East Asian firms requires favorable structural conditions, of which renewed state efforts in the form of supportive policy initiatives are vital. ... More


The Capitalist Boom: 1980–2008

Ho-fung Hung

in The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Chapter 3 exposits how the legacies of East Asian capitalism and those of Mao's socialism combine to fuel the China boom. The chapter also discusses how the China boom derives most of its energy from ... More


Industrial Specialization and Market Leadership in Marine Engineering and Semiconductors

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the strategic coupling of East Asian firms with the global production networks (GPN) of advanced industrialized economies through industrial market specialization. In both ... More


East Asian Development in the New Global Economy

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter uses strategic coupling as an argument for a recasting of the dominant state-centric view of industrial transformation in South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore. As a midrange ... More


Strategic Partnership in Global Electronics

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores how, through strategic partnership with global lead firms, domestic firms from South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore can provide cutting-edge design and manufacturing services in ... More


Emergence of East Asian Lead Firms

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the emergence of East Asian lead firms in South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore and discusses how this repositioning as global lead firms represents the arrival of national ... More


The Formation of International Production and Distribution Networks in East Asia

Mitsuyo Ando and Fukunari Kimura

in International Trade in East Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378961
eISBN:
9780226379005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379005.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the importance of international production and distribution networks in East Asia. It describes the drastic changes in policy framework observed in the Southeast Asian countries ... More


Global production networks and cooperation

John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances and Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198814634
eISBN:
9780191852374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814634.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Chapter 7 addresses the use of cooperative strategies and organizations in the development of global value-adding chains and networks. These global networks comprise not only component manufacture, ... More


Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World

Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai-chung Yeung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198703907
eISBN:
9780191773099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703907.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

Accelerating processes of economic globalization have fundamentally reshaped the organization of the global economy towards much greater integration and functional interdependence through ... More


The Workshop of the World

Rhys Jenkins

in How China is Reshaping the Global Economy: Development Impacts in Africa and Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198738510
eISBN:
9780191801754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738510.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter describes the rapid growth of Chinese manufacturing since 1979, and its increasing share of global industrial output. The chapter analyses the factors that have made the manufacturing ... More


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