Chapter 2. Manufacturing Matters

  1. Edward Webster,
  2. Rob Lambert and
  3. Andries Bezuidenhout

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch2

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

How to Cite

Webster, E., Lambert, R. and Bezuidenhout, A. (2008) Manufacturing Matters, in Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

Book Series:

  1. Antipode Book Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Noel Castree

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405129145

Online ISBN: 9781444303018

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Keywords:

  • markets against society;
  • building the nation - historic commitment to manufacturing;
  • freeing markets - stimulating competition on global scale;
  • manufacturing matters;
  • global mega corporation in white goods;
  • global corporations and global restructuring;
  • LG's global expansion in Korea;
  • global pursuit of shareholder value;
  • global restructuring of white goods industry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Building the Nation

  • The Emergence of the Global Mega Corporation in White Goods

  • The Dynamic and Impact of Global Restructuring

  • Perils of the Dutch Disease

  • Conclusion: The Global Pursuit of Shareholder Value