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From Steam to Diesel:
Managerial Customs and Organizational Capabilities in the Twentieth-Century American Locomotive Industry
Albert Churella

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction3
ISteam vs. Diesel: The Capabilities and Requirements of a Radically New Technology10
IIInternal-Combustion Railcars: Springboard to Participation in the Diesel Locomotive Industry23
IIIFirst-Mover Advantages and the Decentralized Corporation37
IVALCo and Baldwin: Established Companies, New Technologies58
VPolicy and Production during World War II75
VIPostwar Dieselization and Industry Shakeout95
VIIThe Era of Oligopoly127
Conclusion146
Notes155
Bibliography201
Index213

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