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 more

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  • Hardback | 297 pages
  • 144 x 216 x 24mm | 480.82g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • 2004 ed.
  • X, 297 p.
  • 1403917213
  • 9781403917218

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, Japanshow more

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.Kumoshow more