Books

In addition to journal articles and white papers, a number of books have come out of research done by members of the Harvard Center for Textile and Apparel Research. This includes A Stitch in Time: Lean Retailing and the Transformation of Manufacturing—Lessons from the Apparel and Textile Industries, a collaboration of the original Center members, and books written by individual members. 

Please see below for more information on a particular title.

A Stitch in Time: Lean Retailing and the Transformation of Manufacturing—Lessons from the Apparel and Textile Industries, by Frederick H. Abernathy, John T. Dunlop, Janice H. Hammond, and David Weil. Oxford University Press,1999. Learn more.

Bigger Isn’t Necessarily Better: Lessons from the Harvard Home Building Study, by Frederick Abernathy, Kermit Baker, Kent Colton, and David Weil. Lexington Books. 2011. Learn more.

The Fissured Workplace: Why Work Became So Bad for So Many and What Can Be Done to Improve It, by David Weil. Harvard University press, 2014. Learn more.

U.S. Energy Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, by Fred Abernathy. Chapters from a book in progress. 2016. Learn more.

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