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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Almost every carmaker has had to curtail production, hampering the economic recovery.

Jack Ewing and Neal E. Boudette

The New York Times, 2021

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Stuart T. Gulliver et al.

World Economic Forum, 2016

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14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

Jeffrey K. Liker

McGraw-Hill, 2003

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Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness, and Superior Results

Mike Rother

McGraw-Hill, 2009

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The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

Adam Higginbotham

Simon & Schuster, 2019

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A Practical Guide for Implementing Toyota’s 4Ps

David Meier and Jeffrey K. Liker

McGraw-Hill, 2005

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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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Gavin Harper et al.

Nature, 2019

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Victoria Masterson

World Economic Forum, 2021

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