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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Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness, and Superior Results

Mike Rother

McGraw-Hill, 2009

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14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

Jeffrey K. Liker

McGraw-Hill, 2003

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Amid the urgent need to decarbonize, the industry that delivers one-tenth of global electricity must consult the public on reactor research, design, regulation, location and waste.

Aditi Verma et al.

Nature, 2021

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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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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Victoria Masterson

World Economic Forum, 2021

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Beyond Large-Scale Production

Taiichi Ohno

Productivity Press, 1988

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