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When The Machine Stopped: A Cautionary Tale From Industrial America

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From the careful craftsmanship of machine tools to the ingenious crafting of a leverage buyout and the intricacies of a bitter trade dispute,Holland tells the life-and-death story of a machine tool company called Burgmaster. When the Machine Stopped speaks volumes on innovation,foreign and domestic competition,employee relations,leveraged buyouts,U.S. trade policy,and more ...more
Hardcover, 335 pages
Published by Harvard Business School Press
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Joel Buchanan
Aug 04, 2014 Joel Buchanan rated it it was amazing
The book covers the history of a small family machine shop that got its start by machining tapping adapters and grew into machine tools.

The book followed the history of the Bergmaster Tool company from seller of small components to large Computer Controlled Machines.
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I read this in college.
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