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The Management of Technical Change: Automation in the UK and USA Since 1950

The Management of Technical Change: Automation in the UK and USA Since 1950 (Hardback)

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This book examines the management of technical change in manufacturing and services through an explicit political-economic framework. It examines the management of automation in Britain and America since 1950, and it applies the same useful framework to explore the impact of Japanization on both Britain and the US in the 1980s and 1990s.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsIndustrialisation & industrial historyScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesImpact of science & technology on society Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 14/11/2006 ISBN-13: 9781403991744  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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ALAN BOOTH is Reader in Economic History at University of Exeter, UK. He has previously held positions in the Departments of Economic and Social History at University of Nottingham and University of Sheffield. He was also a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Economic Research at Hitotsubashi University in Japan. He has authored, edited and contributed to numerous books on the subjects relating to economic and social history.

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