An examination of the form and character of recent transformations in the international automobile industry. Using comparative and national-based case study analysis, it explores the nature of such recent developments (outsourcing, modularization, high performance workplaces, etc.) and their impact on issues in the sector on a world scale.
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Author Biography - Valeria Pulignano
DAN COFFEY is Senior Lecturer in Economics at Leeds University Business School, where he was until recently Director for all economics-related MA Programmes. RICHARD COONEY works in the Department of Management at Monash University in Australia. RIK HUYS is senior researcher at the Higher Institute for Labour Studies (HIVA) at the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven (Belgium). ELAINE MARLOVA V. FRANCISCO is Associate Professor and Researcher of the Labour Studies Program at the University of Rio de Janeiro State (UERJ), Brazil. JOSE RICARDO RAMALHO is Professor of Sociology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. GRAHAM SEWELL is professor of organization studies and human resource management in the Department of Management& Marketing, University of Melbourne, Australia. CAROLE THORNLEY is Senior Lecturer in the School of Economic and Management Studies at the University of Keele, where she is also Director of Postgraduate Research for the Institute for Public Policy and Management. GEERT VAN HOOTEGEM is Professor at the K.U.Leuven, Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO) (Belgium).