Automotive Industry

Auto making is one of the world’s most important manufacturing industries – but for how much longer? Learn about traditional American brands, Japanese management methods, alternative fuel engines and the future prospects for an industry that runs on oil.

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Beyond Large-Scale Production

Taiichi Ohno

Productivity Press, 1988

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The Story of Lean Production – Toyota’s Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Revolutionizing World Industry

James P. Womack et al.

Free Press, 2007

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Brian Collie et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2019

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Anshuman Sahoo et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2019

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Prototype for North America and Europe

Maya Ben Dror and Michelle Avary

World Economic Forum, 2019

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The disruption of China’s manufacturing network, and slowdown of its economy, have rippled through to airlines, automakers, tech companies and more.

The New York Times

The New York Times, 2020

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Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company

Bryce G. Hoffman

Crown, 2013

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Treasury and Turbulence

Euromoney

Euromoney, 2018

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An Autobiography

Lee Iacocca and William Novak

Bantam, 2007

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An American Story

Amy Goldstein

Simon & Schuster, 2017

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