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Japanese management techniques and British workers

Author: Andy Danford
Publisher: London ; New York : Mansell, 1999.
Series: Employment and work relations in context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, Andy Danford analyses the impact of such Japanese style management techniques as lean production, teamworking, kaizen (improvement), and business unionism, on British factory workers.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Danford
ISBN: 0720123682 9780720123685
OCLC Number: 38139491
Description: xv, 248 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Japanese management techniques and the paradoxical absence of labour; Japanese lean production in South Wales; Japanese human resource management in South Wales; local and global contexts to the restructuring of work at a British factory; lean production control and labour intensification; teamwork and kaizen: disempowering shop-floor labour; the new industrial relations; the disciplinary impact of human resource management. Appendix: research methodology.
Series Title: Employment and work relations in context.
Responsibility: Andy Danford.
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