Global Japaniziation? Brings together research from North America, Japan, Europe and Latin America to analyse the influence of Japanese manufacturing investment and Japanese working practices across the global economy. The editors present original case studies of work reorganization and workersa experiences within both Japanese companies and those of their competitors in diverse sectors and national settings. These studies provide a wide-ranging critique of conventional accounts of Japanese models of management and production, and their implications for employees. They offer new evidence and fresh perspectives on the role of qtransplantsq in disseminating manufacturing innovations, and on the responses of non-Japanese firm in reorganizing production operations and industrial relations.... Management Joint Shop Stewards Committee Swedish Federation of Manual Unions (Landsorganisationen) Massachusetts Institute of ... New United Motors Manufacturing Incorporated (General Motors-Toyota Joint Venture) Organizational Development Organization for ... Suburu-Isuzu Automotive Standard Operation Sheet (CAMI) Statistical Process Control Team Concept Transnational Corporationanbsp;...
|Author||:||Reader Department of Sociology Tony Elger, Tony Elger, Chris Smith|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2010-11-01|