Christoph Roser's "Faster, Better, Cheaper" in the History of Manufacturing: PDF

By Christoph Roser

ISBN-10: 1498756301

ISBN-13: 9781498756303

The commercial revolution, mechanization, water and steam strength, pcs, and automation have given a huge develop to production productiveness. "Faster, higher, more affordable" within the historical past of Manufacturing indicates how the facility to make items speedier, higher, and less expensive has developed from the stone age to trendy occasions. It explains how diversified advancements through the years have raised potency and allowed the creation of extra and higher items with much less attempt and fabrics, and for that reason quicker, greater, and less expensive. moreover, it describes the tales of inventors, marketers, and industrialists and appears on the intersection among expertise, society, machines, fabrics, administration, and – so much of all – people.

"Faster, higher, more cost-effective" within the historical past of producing follows this improvement in the course of the a long time. This publication covers not just the technical features (mechanization, energy resources, new fabrics, interchangeable components, electrical energy, automation), yet organizational options (division of work, Fordism, Talyorism, Lean). so much of all, it's a tale of the folks that invented, synthetic, and advertised the products.

The e-book exhibits how assorted advancements through the years raised potency and allowed construction of extra with much less attempt and fabrics, which introduced us a wide a part of the wealth and prosperity we take pleasure in this present day. The tales of actual inventors and industrialists are advised, consisting of not just their successes but in addition their difficulties and screw ups. The impact of excellent or undesirable administration on production is a habitual subject in lots of chapters, as is the struggle for highbrow estate via exciting stories of espionage. it is a tale of successes and screw ups. it's not merely approximately expertise but in addition approximately social facets. finally, it isn't a publication approximately machines yet approximately people!

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