2 edition of British auto industry 1900-1982 found in the catalog.
British auto industry 1900-1982
1985 by WorkOrganization Research Centre. University of Aston in Birmingham .
Written in English
|Statement||R. Whipp [and] P.A. Clark.|
|Series||Working paper series / Work Organization Research Centre -- No.12|
|Contributions||Clark, Peter A. 1938-|
This book is a concise and lucid review of the strengths and weaknesses of the British motor industry during the one hundred years since its foundation. Placing the industry firmly in a European context, the author first assesses its achievements before , and then tests the various explanations that have been offered to explain its decline.
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