Made in America comes back

Cook, W.J.; Cohen, G.
March 1992
U.S. News & World Report;3/23/92, Vol. 112 Issue 11, The Best Graduate Schools p81
Reports that manufacturing is the new hot button at leading engineering schools. The goal of the `Leaders for Manufacturing' program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Why both engineering disciplines and corporate organizationswere ill-equipped technically and intellectually; The best and the brightest are selected for the program; Requirements to enroll in the program; The improving status of manufacturing; More.


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