This book is about a case study of Firestone Natural Rubber Company in Liberia. In this book issues of bureaucratic corruption, ethics and social alienation are directly confronted from a case study approach. Positivist and post-positivist approaches in the framework of a mixed methodology are adopted. This approach is justified in an attempt to generate comprehensive understanding of the research problem and its likely solutions.By 1902, the company had acquired its own factory and within the span of two years it became the largest producer of solid rubber tires in the world. ... In that same year the company received its first contract from the Ford Motor Company which turned out to be a ... By 1909, Firestone began to produce steel rims for the new pneumatic tires. ... The company has also acquired subsidiaries for producing high quality rubber goods, consumer durables and household supplies, syntheticanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Critical Examination of Firestone’s Operations in Liberia|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2010-11-10|