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American Occupation, Market Order, and Democracy: Reconfiguring the Steel Industry in Japan and Germany after the Second World War

Gary Herrigel

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Engagement with American practices and ideas in the period after the Second World War differed in Germany and Japan compared to in many of the other political economies considered in this volume, ... More


American Occupation, Market Order, and Democracy: Recomposing the Steel Industry in Japan and Germany After World War II

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter analyzes the interaction of American Military Occupying authorities in Germany and Japan with indigenous stakeholders in the steel industry. German and Japanese steel industries are ... More


Left for Dead? The Recomposition of the Steel Industries in Germany, Japan, and the United States Since 1974

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter compares emergence of minimills in Germany, Japan and the US, along with the recomposition of the Integrated Steel Mill sector. Steel production as an industrial activity in each of the ... More


Introduction: Industrial Recomposition: The Steel Industry in Post‐World War II United States, Germany, and Japan

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0098
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter introduces the core arguments of part one. It outlines how the argument for creative action and recomposition in the postwar history of the steel industry in the US, Germany and Japan ... More


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


A Slow and Difficult Process: The Americanization of the French Steel-Producing and Using Industries after the Second World War

Matthias Kipping

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter shows that the Americanization of production technology, management methods, and market order in the French steel-producing and steel-using industries after the Second World War was a ... More


Contrasting Forms of Coordination in the Steel Industry: Germany, Japan, and the United States (1950–74)

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter outlines the extensive mechanisms of coordination that governed the steel industry in the US, Germany and Japan between 1950-1974. All three industries shared a propensity for ... More


Industrial Policy and the Japanese Steel Industry (1945–1990)

JAMES E. VESTAL

in Planning for Change: Industrial Policy and Japanese Economic Development, 1945–1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290278
eISBN:
9780191684814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290278.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter examines the formulation and implementation of industrial policy, using measures directed towards the steel industry as a focus. In order to understand better how Japanese industrial ... More


Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Gary Herrigel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Manufacturing Possibilities examines adjustment dynamics in the steel, automobile and machinery industries in Germany, the U.S., and Japan since World War II. Using detailed historical ... More


Business Performance and Industrial Structure to 1914

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.003.0026
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

As economic historians have described the two decades before the First World War, this period is perceived as the turning point in the British steel industry's development as these were the years ... More


Sheffield Steel in War and Peace to 1960

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.003.0085
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Since the world steel industry depended greatly on the capital goods sector, it was significantly affected by the great depression. Since Sheffield firms were some of the most prominent in the ... More


Prologue

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The first time that the author of this book visited Sheffield, the place could still be recognized for the title given to it — ‘Steel City’. By the later end of the 1970s, it was still possible to ... More


Reglobalization: Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach and Berthold Beitz

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter studies Krupp in the postwar world, particularly in the company's attempts at reinventing itself in the modern age. It first discusses the extent of the postwar German industrial ... More


Three‐Pronged Investment

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

The successful late industrializing countries (the rest) followed a ‘low road’ to industrial development between 1850 and 1950 for lack of proprietary technology and related know‐how and skills. ... More


The Triumph of Steel

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the hypothesis that climbing the ladder of comparative advantage is a matter of creating competitiveness, usually with government assistance, rather than stepping into it. The ... More


Iron and Steel

Hiroyuki Odagiri and Akira Goto

in Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288022
eISBN:
9780191684555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288022.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter starts by introducing one of the biggest companies in Japan in the 1900s, Yawata Steel Works. This company symbolized the result of adopting modern Western technology. The chapter ... More


Industrial Decline and Local Development Policies in the Steel Area of Piombino

Annalisa Tonarelli

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the efforts to revitalize the Piombino area following the decline of the steel industry. The strategies and actors involved in managing the decline are discussed. It is shown ... More


Steely Commitment: Subsidies to China’s Steel Industry

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0060
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter tracks subsidies to China’s steel industry from 2000–2007 and transformation from net steel importer to largest producer and exporter. In 2005, China went from net steel importer to ... More


The Reconstruction of Declining Local Economies in Europe

Helmut Voelzkow

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explains the theoretical foundations for the four case studies presented in chapters nine to twelve. The decline of the European steel industry, and European steel and regional policies ... More


Restructuring Duisburg: A New Local Production System Substitutes an Old Steel Plant

Ulrich Glassman and Helmut Voelzkow

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the rise, decline, and restructuring of the steel industry in Duisburg. Structural policy initiatives led to the shift from steel production to a logistics cluster. The former ... More


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