The Resource 32 in '44 : building the Portsmouth submarine fleet in World War II, Rodney K. Watterson

32 in '44 : building the Portsmouth submarine fleet in World War II, Rodney K. Watterson

Label
32 in '44 : building the Portsmouth submarine fleet in World War II
Title
32 in '44
Title remainder
building the Portsmouth submarine fleet in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Rodney K. Watterson
Title variation
Thirty-two in Forty-four
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1930s, the Portsmouth Navy Yard in New Hampshire built less than two submarines a year, yet in 1944 it completed an astonishing 32 submarines, and over the course of the war produced 37 per cent of all U.S. submarines. This book analyzes the factors behind the small yard s record-setting production, including streamlined operations, innovative management practices, the Navy s commitment to develop the yard s resources as an alternative to private industry, and the yard s ability to adapt quickly to a decentralized wartime shipbuilding environment. The author highlights similarities betw
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
940.54/51
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D783
LC item number
.W37 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
32 in '44 : building the Portsmouth submarine fleet in World War II, Rodney K. Watterson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-162) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Between the Wars -- Chapter 2. Ramp-Up -- Chapter 3. Management -- Chapter 4. Employees -- Chapter 5. Methods -- Chapter 6. Metrics -- Chapter 7. Transformations
Control code
ocn741558703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 171 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510415
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613139696
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • 313969
  • 878f9aeb-0d10-4dae-bbb6-e205c0e92284
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.b25547483
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)741558703
  • pebcs1283139693

Library Locations

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