Industry's coming of age

  title={Industry's coming of age},
  author={Rexford Guy Tugwell}
Process Excellence and Industry 4.0
  • Felipe Martinez
  • Economics, History
    Research Anthology on Cross-Industry Challenges of Industry 4.0
  • 2021
The process excellence discipline comprises several philosophies, approaches, and techniques with different headings and origins. The history of the industrial revolutions is related with the
How Roosevelt Transformed the National Industrial Recovery Act
  • B. Beaudreau
  • Economics
    International Advances in Economic Research
  • 2019
Abstract This paper examines the evolution of the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) from its intellectual origins in the writings of Tugwell and Moulton, to the passage of the Act itself on
Machine Speed and the Great Depression
  • B. Beaudreau
  • Economics
    Lecture Notes in Production Engineering
  • 2019
This chapter examines the role of greater machine speed, itself the result of the widespread application of electric unit drive in U.S. industry, in the Great Depression. It contends that the
Creating Norma Rae: The Erasure of Puerto Rican Needleworkers and Southern Labor Activists in a Neoliberal Icon
This dissertation uses the 1979 movie Norma Rae as an entry into the global textile and garment industry and as an example of contested cultural production. It argues that U.S. colonial
Electrification, the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act and the Decline in Investment Expenditure in 1931–1932: Testing the Excess-Capacity Hypothesis
Beaudreau (1996) argued that the decline in investment expenditure in the early 1930s was the result of two factors, namely the electrification of U.S. manufacturing in the 1910s and 1920s which had
Planning a Living Wage: The National Industrial Recovery Act
During the 1920s and early 1930s, the idea of national economic planning had been proposed by several persons. The New Deal responded to this call for planning with an eclectic combination of these
Why did the National Industrial Recovery Act fail
The National Industrial Recovery Act purportedly failed because it raised real wages and lowered employment. Beaudreau on the other hand argued that it should be seen as a policy response to
Management science, planning, and demand management
Purpose This paper explores the “proto-Keynesian” ideas of progressive members of the scientific management community with regard to micro- and macroeconomic planning/management.
Electrification, Tractorization, and Motorization: Revisiting the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
Abstract: The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930 has been typically viewed as being the Republican Party’s policy response to weak farm prices which – via political logrolling – snowballed into a