Contents

  • Introduction
  • Ch. 1: From a Production-led to a Market-led Organisation Barker , England
  • Ch. 2: Better Work Organisation, Better Production Dubarry, Ireland
  • Ch. 3: Co-operation Among Enemies: A Source of Advantage Pomarfin, Finland
  • Ch. 4: Developing & Exporting Youth Fashion Products George Cox, England
  • Ch. 5: From Crisis to Survival: The Role of the Consultant Nokian, Finland
  • Ch. 6: Sophisticated Products Need a Sophisticated Organisation Arbesko, Sweden
  • Ch. 7: Survival at the Edge Lundhags, Sweden
  • Ch. 8: Chaos or Coherence: Producing Ladies’ Fashion Hamken, Finland
  • Ch. 9: Children’s Goods: The Ultimate Test Start-rite, England
  • Ch. 10: Review of Nine
  • Ch. 11: Performance and Survival
  • Ch. 12: Framework for Analysis
  • Where to Next? Governments, Companies & Europe

Topics:

  • Company: Survival, Analytical Framework, Case Studies, Performance, Emotional Life, Community, Organisation
  • Learning, Training, Competitiveness, Consultants, Organisational Structure
  • Fashion, Finance, Footwear, Factory Production, Family ownership, Decision-making, Customers, Consumers
  • HR/Personnel, Industrial Relations, Informal Organisation, Innovation
  • Management Styles, Market, Marketing, Trade Unions, Turnover
  • Organisational Change: JIT, WCM, Continuous Improvement… Quality
  • Relationships/Networks, Retail, R&D, PR, Sales, SATRA, SMEs, Styles
  • Success Factors, Technology, Teams
  • [See index for further details]