This interdisciplinary volume provides a critical and multi-disciplinary review of current manufacturing processes, practices, and policies, and broadens our understanding of production and innovation in the world economy. Chapters highlight how firmsBCG analysts predict that, within five years, the total cost of production for manufacturing in coastal Chinese cities will only be about 10 to 15 percent lower than it ... increasing costs abroad; supply chain vulnerabilities; and quality control and intellectual property concerns. ... 2012). Though some firms choose to combat the rising costs by moving farther inland to interior areas where wages and land areanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Manufacturing Industries in the World Economy|
|Author||:||John R. Bryson, Jennifer Clark, Vida Vanchan|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2015-04-30|