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Remade in America : transplanting and transforming Japanese management systems

Author: Jeffrey K Liker; W Mark Fruin; Paul S Adler
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Japan business and economics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this edited volume, a team of eminent scholars uses case studies and large-scale surveys to explain in depth the process of transferring and transforming the best Japanese Management Systems (JMS) by both Japanese- and U.S.-owned firms.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey K Liker; W Mark Fruin; Paul S Adler
ISBN: 0195118154 9780195118155
OCLC Number: 39210090
Description: xii, 418 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Bringing Japanese management systems to the United States: transplantation or transformation? / Jeffrey K. Liker, W. Mark Fruin, and Paul S. Adler --
Transferring competitive advantage across borders: a study of Japanese auto transplants in North America / Frits K. Pil and John Paul MacDuffie --
Hybridization: human resource management at two Toyota transplants / Paul S. Adler --
Recontextualization and factory-to-factory knowledge transfer from Japan to the United States: the case of NSK / Mary Yoko Brannen, Jeffrey K. Liker, and W. Mark Fruin --
Creating lean suppliers: diffusing lean production through the supply chain / John Paul MacDuffie and Susan Helper --
Japanese quality technology: transferred and transformed at Hewlett-Packard / Robert E. Cole --
Site specific organization learning in international technology transfer: example from Toshiba / W. Mark Fruin --
Transplantation? A comparison of Japanese television assembly plants in Japan and the United States / Martin Kenney --
Using expatriate supervisors to promote cross-border management practice transfer: the experience of a Japanese electronics company / Mark F. Peterson, T.K. Peng, and Peter B. Smith --
Work system innovation among Japanese transplants in the United States / David Jenkins and Richard Florida --
Just-in-time and other manufacturing practices: implications for U.S. manufacturing performance / Masao Nakamura, Sadao Sakakibara, and Rober G. Schroeder --
Organization theory perspectives on the cross-broder transfer of organizational patterns / D. Eleanor Westney.
Series Title: Japan business and economics series.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey K. Liker, W. Mark Fruin, Paul S. Adler.
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