Manufacturing in Britain: A survey of factors affecting growth and performance

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Industrial Systems Research, 2003 - Manufacturing industries - 120 pages
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Manufacturing in Britain: A Survey of Factors Affecting Growth and Performance

This book provides a concise, comprehensive account of factors affecting manufacturing growth and performance in modern Britain.

It begins with a review of general trends and issues before turning to individual firm and industry cases. The study examines new product developments, market trends, and economic environmental influences. It analyses plant level managerial and organizational aspects of production. Finally, it considers political legal, educational and training, and other wider socio cultural influences on manufacturing growth and performance.

Contents:

1. Manufacturing in Britain: an Overview of Factors Affecting Growth and Performance

2. General Economic Influences on Manufacturing

3. Manufactured Goods Markets and Demand Trends

4. Technological Development and Product Innovation

5. Management and Production Organization

6. Manufacturing Industries: Cases

7. The Political and Legal Environment

8. The Labour Market, Employment, and Education and Training for Manufacturing Jobs

9. Capital Investment and the Growth and Performance of Firms
  

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Industrial Systems Research is an independent multidisciplinary professional research, consultancy, and publishing organization established in 1977. It publishes research studies in book and other formats for business, academic, and governmental purchasers worldwide.  

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