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rationalization movement in German industry

Robert A. Brady

rationalization movement in German industry

a study in the evolution of economic planning.

by Robert A. Brady

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Published by H. Fertig in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial organization -- Germany,
  • Industries -- Germany

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC286.3 B72 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination446p.
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18814550M

      Rationalization is a disavowal defense mechanism which permits an individual to deal with emotional conflicts, or internal or external stressors, by devising reassuring or self-serving but incorrect explanations for his or her own or others’ thoughts, actions, or feelings, which cover up other motives (Perry ). The Rationalization of Industry IN THE years following the World War the capitalist countries, under stress of the growing economic crisis, developed a world-wide movement for the rationalization of industry. In this the United States took the lead. Mass production, the speedup in industry, became the cure-all for capitalism.

    rationalization: [ rash″on-al-ĭ-za´shun ] an unconscious defense mechanism in which a person finds logical reasons (justification) for his or her behavior while ignoring the real reasons. It is a form of self-deception unconsciously used to make tolerable certain feelings, behaviors, and motives that would otherwise be unacceptable. Everyone. (Cambridge, England: University Press, ); Robert Brady, The Rationalization Movement in German Industry. (New York: Howard Fertig, ); Hans B "Thus, taken as a whole, the development of German industry is inconceivable [ist nicht zu One of the centerpieces of Finger' s book is the Swedish stainless steel industry. The.

    Best Practices in IT Application Rationalization Before embarking on an IT Rationalization project, your team should establish some basic groundwork for a successful project. Ensuring that objectives and scope are clearly stated, executive sponsorship engaged, and communications among the stakeholders is open and frequent. Rationalization The process of reorganizing and overhauling a company's operations, policies, and anything else needed to make the company more efficient. Rationalization is thought to be more widespread than a reorganization; it may involve closing some operations while expanding others. It usually involves a shift in investment or other policy.


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Brady Reviewed By The Rationalization Movement in German Industry. By Robert A. Brady. pp, University of California Press, Purchase. Get the Magazine. Save up to 55%. Get this from a library. The rationalization movement in German industry; a study in the evolution of economic planning.

[Robert A Brady]. 5. The best overview of Weimar Germany's rationalization movement in any language is still Brady, Robert A., The Rationalization Movement in German Industry. A Study in the Evoluation of Economic Planning (Berkeley, ).

More recently, see von Freyberg, Thomas, Industrielle Rationalisierung in der Weimarer Republik (Frankfurt and New York, ); Homburg, Heidrun, Cited by: The automotive industry in Germany is one of the largest employers in the world, with a labor force of over() working in the industry.

Being home to the modern car, the German automobile industry is regarded as the most competitive and innovative in the world, and has the third highest car production in the world, and fourth highest total motor vehicle production.

The New Industrial Revolution. By Walter:Makin. (Gollancz. 9s.) Tuts is unquestionably one of the very few important books on industrial reconstruction that have been published since the War. If most of what Mr. Meakin says is true, the transformation of German industry from collapse to prosperity within about three years by means of rationalization well deserves the title he rationalization movement in German industry book given it—The N.

Capitalism. Rationalization formed a central concept in the foundation of classical sociology, particularly with respect to the emphasis the discipline placed – by contrast with anthropology – on the nature of modern Western societies.

The term was presented by the profoundly influential German antipositivist Max Weber, though its themes bear parallel with the critiques of modernity set.

The Rationalization Movement in German Industry: A Study in the Evolution of Economic Planning. By ROBERT A. BRADY. Berkeley: University of California Press, I Pp.

xxi+ $ The author of this thoughtful work has very carefully and exhaus-tively studied the rationalization measures and methods of. The rationalization movement in German industry; a study in the evolution of economic planning, by: Brady, Robert Alexander, Published: () The Americanisation of West German industry, / by: Berghahn, Volker Rolf.

Published: (). Business as a System of Power was the direct product of extensive and continuing study of the rise of bureaucratic centralism. The project was begun inand resulted a decade later in this volume, arguably the most important work in comparative and historical economics to emerge in the World War Two period.

Indeed, Brady's theorems such as the bureaucratic authoritarian model of. Robert Alexander Brady ( – J ) was an American economist who analyzed the dynamics of technological change and the structure of business developed a potent analysis of fascism and other emerging authoritarian economic and cultural practices.

His essential work is “about power and the organization of power around the logic of technology as operated Alma mater: Columbia University, Reed College.

The best work on the transformation of German heavy industry after is Brady, Robert A., The Rationalization Movement in German Industry, a Study in the Evolution of Economic Planning (Berkeley: University of California Press, ).Cited by: 5.

"In such a world, the counsel of a Brady never loses its vitality." Robert A. Brady was professor of economics at Columbia University, and author of The Rationalization Movement in German Industry; The Spirit and Structure of German Fascism; and The Scientific Revolution in Industry.

Rationalization is a product of scientific study and technological advances in the Western world. By reducing tradition's hold on society, rationalization led to new practices.

Instead of human. most exhaustive study of rationalization and its impact upon German economic life is Robert A. Brady, The Rationalization Movement in German Industry (Berkeley, ).

For an analysis of the impact of rationalization upon German society, see the provocative essay by Talcott Parsons, "Democracy and Social Structure in Pre-Nazi Germany,". The automobile industry in Germany is one of the largest employers in the country, with a strong labour force of over() working in the industry.

With an annual output near 6 million and a % share of the European Union now, Germany is the absolute leader of auto production in Europe since the s, and in World was the third during s - middle of s and is fourth now.

book has been translated into 16 different languages, including German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese.

Several books have been published that are devoted to analyzing the McDonaldization thesis. His most recent book is The Globalization of Nothing(Sage, ). IFile Size: KB. Rationalization definition, to ascribe (one's acts, opinions, etc.) to causes that superficially seem reasonable and valid but that actually are unrelated to the true, possibly unconscious and often less creditable or agreeable causes.

See more. 8 Economy and Class Structure of German Fascism Although the book does not draw any crude comparisons with modern Britain, there is no doubt that many of the factors that drove German industry towards Hitler are present, albeit in a mediated form, in this country now.

In Septemberthe. ByGermany was producing about cars a year. American economist Robert A. Brady extensively documented the rationalization movement that shaped German industry in the s, and although his general model of the movement applied to the automotive industry, the sector was in poor health in the later years of the Weimar Republic.

Yet was the rationalization process in itself associated in a more complex manner with the development of living standards and the risks to which workers were exposed?

The mining industry is a very interesting case to take to explore this hypothesis further. Coalmining was a key industry in Japan’s economic : Bernard Thomann.Coordinated global manufacturing has become an important strategic issue for companies throughout the industrialized world (Sapsford, ; Roth, ).Coordinated global manufacturing strategies depend on the firm's ability to rationalize its productive activities; that is, the firm must assign each value-added activity to an appropriate area of the world so that the greatest cumulative.The Americanization ofGerman Culture?

The Strange, Paradoxical Ways ofModernity Winfried Fluck How “American” is German popular culture? How serious is the threat of Americanization? Until recently, the answer seemed to be quite clear. Following in the footsteps of Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno’s chapter on the culture industry in.