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Manufacturing works : the vital link between production and prosperity.

Author: Fred Zimmerman
Publisher: Chicago : Dearborn Trade, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's manufacturing drives the country's prosperity because of its size, its ability to generate innovation and value, its importance to national security, its role in meeting people's needs, and the dignity it provides 17 million American workers.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Zimmerman
ISBN: 1597341258 9781597341257
OCLC Number: 191037145
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Prologue; Acknowledgments; 1. Unsung Achievements; 2. Where the Money Is; 3. Indiana: Jitters in Comeback Land; 4. The Relocation of Industry; 5. Counties Gaining Momentum; 6. Counties Losing Momentum; 7. Big-City Blues --
Philadelphia and Beyond; 8. Manufacturing and Community Prosperity; 9. A Deeper Look at the Trade Deficit; 10. Globalization and the Transfer of Skills; 11. The Shifting Defense-Industrial Base; 12. Investment: Booster Shot from Abroad; 13. Factories: An Unspoken Word; 14. The Darker Side of Merger Mania; 15. Wanted: Better Leaders.
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America's manufacturing drives the country's prosperity because of its size, its ability to generate innovation and value, its importance to national security, its role in meeting people's needs, and the dignity it provides 17 million American workers.

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