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The Hybrid Factory in Europe

The Japanese Management and Production System Transferred



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This book evaluates the conditions for the international transfer of Japanese style management and production techniques to Europe. Using an investigation of Japanese manufacturing companies with operations in Europe, the authors shed light on 'hybrid factories', which combine elements of Japanese and European management and production techniques. DU-SOP CHO Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya, University, Japan YAN-SHU HAO Professor, School of Business Administration, Meiji University, Japan HIROSHI ITAGAKI Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashi University, Japan WOOSEOK JUHN Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Chukyo University, Japan NOBUO KAWABE Professor, School of Commerce, Waseda University, Japan TETSUJI KAWAMURA Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashi University, Japan KUNIO KAMIYAMA Professor, Faculty of Economics, Josai University, Japan JE-WHEON OH Associate Professor of Business Management, Takaoka National College, Japan ROLF SCHLUNZE Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, Otemon Gakuin University, Japan ZHI-JIA YUAN Professor, Faculty of Economics, Rissho University, Japan

Author Biography

Hiroshi Kumon is a Professor at Hosei University. He has been involved with several books on the subject of Japanese international business relationships. Tetsuo Abo is currently a professor at Hosei University, although he also holds visiting professorships at the Universities of Rennes and Waseda. His main area of expertise is in Multinational Enterprises, particularly those involving economic relationships between Japan, America and Europe, a subject on which he has edited several books.
Release date NZ
October 15th, 2004
Edited by Hiroshi Kumon Edited by Tetsuo Abo
Country of Publication
United States
2004 ed.
X, 297 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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