The Hybrid Factory in Europe

The Hybrid Factory in Europe : The Japanese Management and Production System Transferred

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This book evaluates the conditions for the international transfer of Japanese-style management and production techniques to Europe. Using an investigation of Japanese manufacturing companies with operations in Europe, the authors shed light on 'hybrid factories', which combine elements of Japanese and European management and production techniques.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 297 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 21.34mm | 515g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • 2004 ed.
  • X, 297 p.
  • 1403917213
  • 9781403917218

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Table of contents

Movement of Japanese Companies into Europe; N.Kawabe Application and Adaptation of Japanese Production Systems in Europe; T.Abo Britain: Electronics Assembly; T.Kawamura Britain: Automobile Industry; K.Kamiyama Germany; T.Abo France and Benelux; D-S.Cho & J-W.Oh Italy, Spain and Portugal; H.Itagaki Hungary; K.Kamiyama Questionnaire Survey Analysis; R.D.Schlunze Case Studies: Matsushita; H.Itagaki - Sony; N.Kawabe - Toshiba; T.Abo & Y-S.Hao - Sharp; Y-S.Hao - Canon; W.Juhn - Toyota; K.Kamiyama - Nissan; H.Kumon - Honda; N.Kawabe - Denso; D-S.Cho - NEC (Semiconductor); Z-J.Yuan Conclusions; H.Kumo
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About Hiroshi Kumon

DU-SOP CHO Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya, University, Japan
YAN-SHU HAO Professor, School of Business Administration, Meiji University, Japan
HIROSHI ITAGAKI Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashi University, Japan
WOOSEOK JUHN Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Chukyo University, Japan
NOBUO KAWABE Professor, School of Commerce, Waseda University, Japan
TETSUJI KAWAMURA Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashi University, Japan
KUNIO KAMIYAMA Professor, Faculty of Economics, Josai University, Japan
JE-WHEON OH Associate Professor of Business Management, Takaoka National College, Japan
ROLF SCHLUNZE Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, Otemon Gakuin University, Japan
ZHI-JIA YUAN Professor, Faculty of Economics, Rissho University, Japan
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