Recasting the Machine Age

Recasting the Machine Age

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Recounts the history of Henry Ford's efforts to shift the production of Ford cars and trucks from the large-scale factories he had pioneered in the Detroit area to nineteen decentralized, small-scale plants within sixty miles of Ford headquarters in Dearborn. This title presents the development of the plants, their fate after Ford's death.As discussed below, Ford and Crowthera#39;s Today and Tomorrow (1926) has in the past fifteen or more years been ... See, by contrast, Danny Hakim, aquot;Big Loss at Nissan Seems to Undercut UAW Objectives, aquot; New York Times, October 5, 2001, C3, regardingthe unions ... When it opened, the plant built cars engineered by Mazda but styled by Ford to replace the then extremely popular Ford Mustang. ... Ironically, in 1992, at least, JIT deliveries in Tokyo created serious traffic problems.

Title:Recasting the Machine Age
Author:Howard P. Segal
Publisher:Univ of Massachusetts Press - 2008-05-01


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