`a rich and detiled assessment' Mark B. Lapping, author of Rural Planning and Development in the United States `a fascinating study that offers a rare look at how corporate America and the American South forged a new chapter in automotive history.' William Ferris, Co-Editor, Encyclopedia of Southern Culture `the most complete history of Saturn to date, covering the period from the original planning to Saturn's successful entry in to the highly competitive marketplace. The author does a fine job of detailing the many problems surrounding the start-up of the Saturn complex.' Donald F. Ephlin, Sloan School of Management `a provocative and insightful book ... If you are interested in the process of change in the '90s, the so-called paradigm shift, In the Rings of Saturn is must reading.' David E. Cole, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute 'A wide-ranging and ultimately diffuse reconstruction of how General Motors managed to launch a breakthrough line of popularly priced small passenger cars under the Saturn aegis at a time when the parent organization was experiencing convulsive financial, governance, and sales difficulties ... tellingly detailed in many respects.'
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