Producing Prosperity: Why America Needs a Manufacturing Renaissance by Gary P. Pisano and Willy C. Shih
Published By: Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, Harvard Business Review Press ISBN: 978-1-4221-6268-2 Date of Publication: 2012
Book Review Detail
Lee G. Branstetter of Carnegie Mellon University
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.51.2.544.r11 Review Pages: 562-64
Book Review Abstract
Lee G. Branstetter of Carnegie Mellon University reviews, "Producing Prosperity: Why America Needs a Manufacturing Renaissance" by Gary P. Pisano and Willy C. Shih. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Explores when and where manufacturing matters to an economy and the importance of manufacturing in innovation in the United States. Discusses what competitiveness is; the industrial commons - what it is and why it matters; when is manufacturing critical to innovation?; the rise and decline of the American industrial commons;rebuilding the commons - the visible hand of management; and the move toward a national economic strategy for manufacturing. Pisano is Harry E. Figgie Jr. Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Shih is Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School."
F23: Multinational Firms; International Business L52: Industrial Policy; Sectoral Planning Methods L60: Industry Studies: Manufacturing: General O30: Technological Change; Research and Development: General