Japanese Business, Volume 2

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Schon Beechler, Kristin Stucker
Taylor & Francis US, 1998 - Business & Economics - 360 pages
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Contents

lessons from the Japanese auto industry
3
International competitiveness of Japanese manufacturing
20
Lessons from Japanese production management
36
RD spending domestic competition and export performance
46
Aspects of excellence in Japans production system
68
Organizational structures in Japanese and U S manufacturing
75
Does manufacturing need a JIT revolution?
109
New United Motor Manufacturing Inc
123
a tale of two auto plants
206
The contractual framework for parts supply in the Japanese
221
the transfer of Japanese industrial
238
the real story behind Hondas success
268
The Mazda turnaround
295
Parallel sourcing and supplier performance in the Japanese
333
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Schon Beechler is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and Director of the Columbia Senior Executive Program.
Allan Bird is Professor of International Management and head of the Global Strategy & Law Area in the College of Business at California Polytechnic State University

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