Make It In America, Updated Edition: The Case for Re-Inventing the Economy (Google eBook)
The case for revolutionizing the U.S. economy, from a leadingCEO
America used to define itself by the things we built. Wedesigned and produced the world's most important innovations, andin doing so, created a vibrant manufacturing sector thatestablished the middle class. We manufactured our way to the topand became the undisputed economic leader of the world. But overthe last several decades, and especially in the last ten years, thesector that was America's great pride has eroded, costing usmillions of jobs and putting our long-term prosperity at risk. Now,as we struggle to recover from the worst recession in generations,our only chance to turn things around is to revive the Americanmanufacturing sector—and to revolutionize it. In Make Itin America: The Case for Reinventing the Economy, AndrewLiveris—Chairman and CEO of The Dow ChemicalCompany—offers a thoughtful and passionate argument thatAmerica's future economic growth and prosperity depends on thestrength of its manufacturing sector.
It's time to stop accepting as inevitable the shuttering offactories and staggering job losses that have come to definemanufacturing. It's time to acknowledge the cost of inaction. Thereis no better company to make the case for reviving U.S.manufacturing than The Dow Chemical Company, one of the world'slargest manufacturers and most global corporations. And there's nobetter book to show why it needs to be done and how to do it thanMake It in America.
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Review: Make It In America - The Case for Reinventing the EconomyUser Review - Larry - Goodreads
the author discusses the lost of manufacturing jobs to foreign countries and real solutions. I feel ambivalent about giving manufacturing business huge tax breaks and land to bing manufacturing back to the united states. Read full review
Review: Make It In America - The Case for Reinventing the EconomyUser Review - Ross - Goodreads
Dow's CEO Andrew Liveris has given Americans a must read book on the need for an industrial policy in the US to create/revive an advanced manufacturing sector in the US The book is a concise and well-written blueprint for how to do that. Read full review
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