This unique Handbook examines the impacts on, and responses to, economic geography explicitly from the perspective of the behaviour, mechanics, systems and experiences of different firms in various types of industries. The industry studies approach all2.2.2 Location of Parts Production For most of the twentieth century, parts plants were arrayed in a 700-mile eastawest region ... A 1951 academic thesis documented the sources of parts at GMa#39;s Buick assembly plant in Flint, Michigan, at the time one of the worlda#39;s ... of producing vehicle parts in Detroit and shipping them to so-called a#39;branch assembly plantsa#39; around the country (Rubenstein, 1992 : 54)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Industry Studies and Economic Geography|
|Author||:||Frank Giarratani, Geoffrey J. D. Hewings, Philip McCann|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2013-12-27|