Productivity: Learning from the Japanese

by Hirotaka Takeuchi



Analyzes the Japanese productivity system and considers its applicability to United States companies. Efforts undertaken by U.S. companies to improve their productivity; Description of five major idiosyncrasies of the Japanese productivity system; Strategies and problems of Japanese companies operating in the United States; Increased adoption of Japanese quality control circles among U.S. companies.

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