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 leading CEO
America used to define itself by the things we built. We designed and produced the world's most important innovations, and in doing so, created a vibrant manufacturing sector that established the middle class. We manufactured our way to the top and became the undisputed economic leader of the world. But over the last several decades, and especially in the last ten years, the sector that was America's great pride has eroded, costing us millions 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 American manufacturing sector—and to revolutionize it. In Make It in America: The Case for Reinventing the Economy, Andrew Liveris—Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company—offers a thoughtful and passionate argument that America's future economic growth and prosperity depends on the strength of its manufacturing sector.
It's time to stop accepting as inevitable the shuttering of factories and staggering job losses that have come to define manufacturing. It's time to acknowledge the cost of inaction. There is no better company to make the case for reviving U.S. manufacturing than The Dow Chemical Company, one of the world's largest manufacturers and most global corporations. And there's no better book to show why it needs to be done and how to do it than Make 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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