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Japanese management techniques and British workers

by Andy Danford

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Published by Mansell in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial management -- Great Britain -- Case studies.,
    • Industrial management -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-243) and index.

      StatementAndy Danford.
      SeriesEmployment and work relations in context series, Employment and work relations in context
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD70.G7 D36 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL703560M
      ISBN 100720123682
      LC Control Number97052769

      Wealth management group Quilter today more than doubled to £29 million the amount of money it has set aside to cover compensation for British Steel workers badly advised to switch out of their. American managers hope that combining American business techniques with Japanese cultural philosophies will result in better management.^ This explains the keen interest American managers have exhibited in recent years toward understanding the successful Japanese style. Specifically, they wish to know which aspects of Japanese management.

      The following researchers found examples of convergence: 1) in his book British Factory-Japanese Factory (), Dore sees British industrial relations practices as converging with Japanese practices. (Cole, ); 2) in Marsh and Mannari found that similar factors determined work behavior of employees in both the U.S. and. In his book Japanese Manufacturing Techniques: British, and German motorcycle manufacturers lead the market. Today, Harley-Davidson is the only serious competitor for Japanese-made motorcycles. The better the company performs, the more the worker benefits. As a result, Japanese management believes in giving the workers more opportunity.

      Japanese Management Style Japan was totally destroyed during the World War II but in less than 40 years Japan has risen from the ashes to world leadership in many areas of technology and business. This success is attributed to its unique managerial techniques. Some of the main characteristics that. The key difference between Japanese and Western management style is not one of method but of attitude and philosophy. The Japanese have studied the Western style of management, concentrating mainly on American management styles for the past 30 years and have adapted what they believed to be useful methods to their own work environment.


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Analyses the impact of 'Japanese-style' management techniques such as lean production, teamworking, kaizen ('continuous improvement') and business unionism on factory workers.

Investigates different facets of the organization of the labour process and employment relations within fifteen Japanese transplants in South Wales, and systematically analyses the political process of emulation.

Get this from a library. Japanese management techniques and British workers. [Andy Danford] -- In this volume, Andy Danford analyses the impact of such Japanese style management techniques as lean production, teamworking, kaizen (improvement), and business unionism, on British factory workers.

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Techniques of Japanese Management 1. Techniques of Japanese Management Francis Paul V. Jagolino, M.D. Japanese Management Culture • Service to the public – by providing high-quality goods and services at reasonable prices, we contribute to the public’s well-being; • Fairness and honesty – we will be fair and honest in all our business dealings and personal conduct; •.

An insight in Japanese culture Japanese neighborhoods are less stratified in terms of economic class. CEOs may live next door to en gineers and factory workers where as most Americans would not consider liv ening next to a subordinate.

- Learn from competitor: Americans are creative, but would be smart to do more copying. Japanese work culture is very different from an American office environment, from the etiquette of after-work drinks to employee-employer relations. MEB – 6th International Conference on Management, Enterprise and Benchmarking MayBudapest, Hungary earlier acute interest in management.

In the s, many large Japanese firms had sent their young college graduates to join MBA progammes in the US, but this. Japanese management techniques are mainly composed of six aspects, that is, in-house training of managers, consensual and decentralized decision-making, extensive use of quality control methods, carefully codified work standards, emphasis on creating harmonious relations among workers, lifetime employment and seniority-based compensation.

The Japanese are also establishing global networks, in which people from "third countries" act as missionaries for Japanese management. Toshiba sends workers from Thailand to its plant in Malaysia, which has been operating for 20 years, in order to introduce them to Japanese production techniques.

They assumed that Japanese managers would treat British workers as if they were Japanese and that the British workers would resent it.

Japanese managers have not done this. They have, from the start, accepted the idiosyncracies of British employment and trade union practices and have devised a pragmatic management style to fit in with these.

Managerial style. The Japanese term "hourensou" (also rendered as "Ho-Ren-So") refers to frequent reporting, touching base and discussing – important attributes that are said to characterize collaboration and information flow within effective Japanese corporate ' stands for 'Houkoku', the Japanese word for 'reporting'.

'Ren' comes from 'Renraku', the word for 'informing'. Total Quality Management (TQM) refers to management methods used to enhance quality and productivity in business organizations. TQM is a comprehensive management approach that. Keywords:Personnel management, Japanese-style management, Lifetime employment,Seniority,Enterprise unions 1.

Introduction In order to work in Japan or do business with Japanese companies, it is important to have an understanding of Japanese management practices. Dur-ing the s and s, the personnel practices of Japanese companies were. : Under Japanese Management: The Experience of British Workers (): White, Michael Reginald Maurice: BooksFormat: Paperback.

The Japanese management techniques always stand for and is known for quality, efficiency on the shoulders of the workers. The Japanese also insist on cleanliness of the work station and in US and British companies owned/managed by the Japanese, and they are likely to replicate.

An American scholar who recently proposed writing a book about leadership in Japan was told by his colleagues, “A book. You’ll be lucky to find enough material to write a chapter, or more. Many researchers have studied the Japanese people and Japanese management practices. We summarized that literature up to Our purpose was to compare U.S.

and Japanese workers and management practices to show how the observed differences are linked to the need for different management accounting and control systems. LEARNING THE JAPANESE MANAGEMENT Ion PETRESCU Abstract: On the 4th of February every year I add a new study to the managerial theory and practice.

This year it is the turn of Japanese management, insufficiently treated in the international comparative management studies.

I have written this book for those interested in the Japanese economic and. Abstract. Western management is continually bombarded with the latest technique from Japan, often via the USA. Managers are exhorted to change rapidly in the ‘nanosecond nineties’ 1 or be overtaken.

We are reminded that ‘Survival is not compulsory’, 2 and that all we took for granted before is about to be stood on its head. It is easy to feel inadequate in a situation where you are. The birth of Japanese management Regardless of what cultural studies say about the origins of Japanese management and issues such as rice culture, the concept of ie as a basic social entity etc., the concept of Japanese management itself was born .The operations or production management practices of Japans companies has some specific characteristics quite different from traditional or western management system.

The Japanese production management system attempts to pursue efficiency in connection with work while at the same time, shows due considerations for human factors in the company.A Vote for Japanese Management Style: Workplace: A new study finds that Japanese techniques can improve productivity, even with American workers who don’t share the same work values.