Hybrid Factories in the United States

Hybrid Factories in the United States

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This book assesses the transferability of Japanese-style management and production systems to 81 factories in North America owned by Japanese companies. All of the book's investigations are based on an original methodology, qhybridization analysisq, which quantifies the degree to which features of the Japanese system have been transplanted, using an elaborate checklist and scoring system. With its wealth of data, it should serve as a handy reference volume to anyone interested in the issue of international management and the impact of globalization upon production models.All Lexus vehicles used to be imported from Japan, but TMMC start to produce the Lexus RX330 SUV in 2003. Lexusa#39;s ... However, Acura, a premium brand of Honda, has not been successful, presenting a problem that Honda has yet to solve.

Title:Hybrid Factories in the United States
Author:Tetsuji Kawamura
Publisher:OUP USA - 2011-07-07


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