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The renaissance of American steel : lessons for managers in competitive industries

Author: Roger S Ahlbrandt; R J Fruehan; Frank Giarratani
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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By the end of the 1980s, the once mighty U.S. steel industry seemed on its last legs. More than a quarter of a million jobs had been lost, and communities like Pittsburgh and Bethlehem were devastated. Yet today, the industry again stands as a world-class competitor. In The Renaissance of American Steel, Roger Ahlbrandt, Richard Fruehan, and Frank Giarratani illuminate the forces behind this remarkable comeback,
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger S Ahlbrandt; R J Fruehan; Frank Giarratani
ISBN: 0195108280 9780195108286
OCLC Number: 34894472
Description: xiv, 178 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. An Overview of Industry Change --
3. Elements of Competitiveness --
4. Market Focus and Strategic Success --
5. Leadership and Management --
6. High-Performing Workplaces --
7. Regaining Competitiveness in the United Kingdom --
8. Sustaining Competitiveness in Japan --
9. Converging Technologies --
10. Achieving and Sustaining Competitiveness.
Responsibility: Roger S. Ahlbrandt, Richard J. Fruehan, Frank Giarratani.
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Provides an understanding of how the American steel industry - once thought to be dying - has transformed itself into a world competitor.  Read more...

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...historians...can gain insight by reading this book. - Ben Gales. Groningen University. 1998

 
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