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Entrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing Is Still Key to Amentrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing Is Still Key to America's Future Erica's Future
by Ro Khanna
""I have always believed that America remains the greatest superpower of innovation. Khanna is a leadingthinker on how to make U.S. manufacturing more competitive across this country, whether it comes to making high-technology planes, cars, steel bars, fire suits, or even blenders. The unconventional ideas in this book chart the path America can take to lead the world for ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published August 1st 2012 by McGraw-Hill
(first published July 23rd 2012)
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Khanna delivers a positive image of process in America today. He covers small manufacturers that are based here rather than using the cheap resources of other countries. The people who own these companies are thinking about the product and jobs they produce rather than the single vision of how much money they can make. Now days that is a novel concept - to think about some one other than yourself! Interestingly, much progress we make is a bottom up process. We in the trenches need to realize tha ...more
Best parts of the book were the vignettes of actual, successful manufacturing businesses. Otherwise, it seemed a bit tendentious and repetitive. The policy suggestions at the end of the book seem to me to merit discussion in the framework of a manufacturing policy.