Winner of the Shingo learn ebook Prize for 1999In 1989 the MIT Press released Made in the USA, a landmark examine by means of The MIT fee on commercial productiveness, an interdisciplinary workforce of MIT college individuals. The research analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of yank and set forth a strategic plan for revitalizing American productiveness. encouraged by way of the MIT examine, the Japan Techno-Economics Society shaped the Japan fee on commercial functionality (JCIP). for 3 years, seventeen college researchers labored with representatives of thirty-four companies to investigate the current nation of jap production and to spot the demanding situations Japan will face within the twenty-first century. the results of their research is Made in Japan.Made in Japan has a broader viewpoint than its American version, whose concentration used to be restricted to problems with productiveness. The booklet is split into 3 elements. half I is a common review. half II is an in-depth research of 7 industries: commercial electronics, customer electronics, vehicles, steel items, business equipment, chemical compounds, and textiles. half III identifies universal difficulties and makes thoughts for business coverage. the subjects lined within the research are grounded in such primary concerns as international environmental difficulties, competitiveness, and the unfastened industry economic climate system.

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