The Japanization of British Industry: New Developments in the 1990s by Barry WilkinsonThe Japanization of British Industry: New Developments in the 1990s by Barry Wilkinson

The Japanization of British Industry: New Developments in the 1990s

byBarry Wilkinson, Nick Oliver

Paperback | January 4, 1993

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The second edition of this important book brings practising managers and academics up-to-date on the social and economic impact and presents new survey evidence and summarizes the debate which has emerged on the subject of Japanization since the mid 1980s.
Nick Oliver is a lecturer in Management Studies at the Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge. Prior to joining Cambridge, he spent seven years at the Cardiff Business School. His research interests include Japanese Management Systems, both in terms of How they operate in Japan and are being emulated in the West...
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Title:The Japanization of British Industry: New Developments in the 1990sFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.01 × 6.02 × 1.1 inPublished:January 4, 1993Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:063118676X

ISBN - 13:9780631186762

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Foreword.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1. Western Interest in Japan.

2. Japanese Industrial Practice.

3. Theoretical Perspectives.

4. Case Studies in Emulation.

5. Manufacturing Practices and UK Companies.

6. Personnel Practices and UK Companies.

7. Suppliers, Retailers and UK Companies.

8. Cases: Three Japanese Companies in the UK.

9. Japanese Companies in Britain.

10. Industrial Relations and Trade Unions.

11. Policy Implications and Conclusions.

Editorial Reviews

"This book is of clear value in providing the academic and practitioner reader with a comprehensive review of trends and debates; it is well-organised and clearly written and it contains many stimuli to further research in the field of Japanisation."

"Oliver and Wilkinson supply empirical evidence on the spread of 'Japanisation' in UK manufacturing." Competitive Advantages of Far Eastern Business