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Managing Innovation: A Study of British and Japanese Factories

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November 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book will be of major interest to specialists in technical innovation and industrial relations.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. British factories, Japanese factories and the new technology debate; 2. The wider context; 3. Employment relations (I); 4. Employment relations (II); 5. Innovation; 6. Training; 7. Division of labour; 8. CNC and skills.

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"...Whittaker's work offers an excellent example of careful fieldwork, a high order of empirical and descriptive skill, a provocative model, and a challenging and useful conclusion." Journal of Japanese Studies "...a modest (in length and scope) but careful study of how employment relations in nine British and nine Japanese factories affect the adoption of an innovative process technology--computerized numerical control (CNC) machine tools...should be useful for anyone interested in Japanese and British industrial relations, craft versus more structured approaches to engineering and production management, and the introduction of new process technologies onto the shopfloor." Michael A. Cusumano, ASQ
EAN: 9780521380553
ISBN: 0521380553
Untertitel: 'School of American Research Ad'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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