Hybrid Factories in Latin America: Japanese Management Transferred

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Springer, Jan 17, 2013 - Business & Economics - 242 pages
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Explores the Latin American economy and management through the study of Japanese companies in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. Based on detailed case studies, this volume offers a bird's eye view of foreign investments in Latin America.

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Industrialization and Transnational Corporations inLatin America
Historical Backgrounds and a New Direction Nobuyuki Yamada 4 Movement Toward Regional Markets in Latin America
Average Regional Application of the JapaneseSystem ona FivePoint Scale Comparison to Application Worldwide in and in Other Regions Wooseok J...
Hiroshi Kumon 10 Toyotas Production Plants in Mexico which
Embedded into Toyotas North American Strategy
Hidetada Higashi 11 Nissan inLatin America Mainly
Case Analyses of the Strategies
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A Review ofthe Hybrid Transfer Analysis Highlighting

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KATSUO YAMAZAKI is a pofessor at the School of Management, Shizuoka Sangyo University, Japan. He received his BA from Keio University, Japan, an MBA from the University of Detroit Mercy, USA, and a DIBA from Nova Southeastern University, USA. He has twenty-one years of international business experience at Furukawa Electric Company, a global Fortune-listed company, and has been a member of the Academy of International Business since 2001.

WOOSEOK JUHN is a Professor at Chukyo University, Japan.

TETSUO ABO is a member of the Department of Economics, Teikyo University, and Professor Emeritus at Teikyo University, Japan. His research focuses on Japanese management and production systems in an international context and management geography. His publications include Hybrid Factory: The Japanese Production System in the United States and The Hybrid Factories in Europe: The Japanese Management and Production System Transferred.