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The reckoning

Author: David Halberstam
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Compares and contrasts two companies, Ford and Nissan, from the founders and owners right down to the men on the assembly line.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halberstam, David.
Reckoning.
New York : Morrow, ©1986
(OCoLC)707603770
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Halberstam
ISBN: 0688048382 9780688048389
OCLC Number: 13861133
Awards: American Book Award, 1988
Description: 752 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Maxwell's warning --
Amaya surveys the oil age --
Detroit's bleak winter of 1982 --
The founder --
The destroyer --
The victor --
The banker --
The turning point --
The crushing of Masuda --
Tough little rich boy --
The whiz kids --
Ford goes public --
The quiet man --
The Gaijin teachers --
The engineer --
The first victory --
Deming finds an audience --
Henry Kaiser tries Detroit --
The organizer --
The Mustang --
The rivals --
The statue --
The boss --
The pioneer --
The liberation of Yukata Katayama --
The Emperor Shioji --
War and oil --
Henry Ford besieged --
The alienated --
Citizen Nader --
Datsun saves --
The struggle at the top --
Big cars again --
A vacancy at Chrysler --
The arrivistes --
Greathouse in Tokyo --
A man of the system --
Hard times come home --
The fall of a free trader --
Amaya ends an era --
The defection of Marvin Runyon --
The hammer and the nail --
A grateful worker --
Bonus time again --
The scion --
The new American hero --
The raiders --
OPEC unravels --
The upstarts --
The jobs depart --
Instant replay : the rise of Korea --
The venerables --
The reckoning --
The past becomes the future.
Responsibility: David Halberstam.

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Compares and contrasts two companies, Ford and Nissan, from the founders and owners right down to the men on the assembly line.

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