Second thoughts on the transferability of the Japanese management system

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Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University , West Lafayette, Ind
Management -- Japan., Management -- United States., Comparative manage


Japan., United St

Statementby Karel O. Cool, Cynthia A. Lengnick-Hall.
SeriesPaper / Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University ;, no. 815 (Jan. 1983), Paper (Krannert Graduate School of Management. Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences) ;, no. 815.
ContributionsLengnick-Hall, Cynthia A.
LC ClassificationsHD6483 .P8 no. 815, HD70.J3 .P8 no. 815
The Physical Object
Pagination29, [8], 11 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2820052M
LC Control Number83622070

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Second Thoughts on the Transferability of the Japanese Management Style. Karel O. Cool and Cynthia A. Lengnick-Hall. Organization Studies 6: 1, To determine what system-specific elements can be transferred from the Japanese management system to the Western management system (in particular the U.S.), an ecological-cultural Cited by: Japanese management systems.

The Japanese management system is generally viewed from one of two perspectives (Sours, ). One is the cultural perspective which characterizes Japanese management as being rooted in concepts such as groupism, long-term relationships, and consensus stemming from the.

The present chapter concerning the transferability question of Japanese management has in the main been motivated by the ascendancy and challenge of a ‘Japanese-type’ system of management among MNEs in general and Pacific Rim MNEs in particular and an associated perceived lack of relevant material in both the economics and management Cited by: 3.

the Japanese management system is constructed not only through like Toyota and Panasonic have reported that these companies had tr ied to transfer the Japanese way-of Second, we compared. AB - Since the s, transferability of Japanese management systems (JMSs) abroad has become an increasing focus of research.

However, the conclusions emerging from studies in this field have been conflicting. The main reasons for discordance have been the use of vague definitions of terms and varying methods employed by researchers to measure Author: Kodo Yokozawa, Robert Trimble, E.J.

de Bruijn, S.J. de Boer, H.J. Steenhuis. Japanese industry is characterized by a unique set of industrial relations and management styles. the ability to transfer these relations overseas has been the object of much scholarly and popular debate.

This paper examines this transfer to the United States in the automobile and electronics industries. This book outlines the particulars of Japanese management and how modern Japanese management employs many practices which are very successful and worth adopting.

The main objective of this book is to illustrate the many teachings that Japanese management practice can offer the rest of the world. The book thus targets managers who deal with Japanese business partners, or work in Japan.

The scientific management paradigm was dominant from the start of modern industry in Japan and its endurance is explained by its profound embeddedness in the Japanese business system. Japanese management practices are no exception.

And this outstand-ing new book, Understanding Japanese Management Practices, gives you and other international managers an in-depth look at Japanese manage-ment practices and how these can be implemented into Western corpo-rations.

It examines the cultural foundations of Japanese management. Throughout the book, the common theme conveyed to readers is a consistently strong message that the change is ongoing and the evolution of management style is real in the Japanese context.

The book would be of great interest to researchers, academics and practitioners in fields of global management, international management, and Asian capitalism.

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.

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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.

This book is an essential reference resource for students and scholars working on Japanese companies, the Japanese market-place, Japanese consumers, or management processes in the Japanese firm.

The book also provides an interesting and informative read for managers who need to deepen their knowledge on Japanese business processes. This book provides a new opportunity for corporate strategy analysis within a Japanese context.

It is the first academic textbook to be published in English which regroups case studies to emphasize key concepts in Japanese management. Where previous literature has set a separate focus on cultural, managerial and strategic variables, a holistic look is now taken at their influence on effective.

Although many were convinced that Japanese management practices were the key to productivity, quality and customer satisfaction, other people viewed managment as only one factor in the economic revitalization of Japan.

Nakagawa () was convinced that the "Japanese management system does not lead to business success. Japanese Management Strategies In the two decades after World War II, feeling that Japan’s defeat had been the result not only of America’s technological superiority but of superior in management methods as well, Japan absorbed almost all the advanced management practices that were developed in the US.

The establishment of the. making system and family-oriented management are the results of lifetime employment (Ihara, ). In the s, as the kaizen Japanese management system revealed a potential for never-ending efforts for improvement in production values, it diffused its new management system throughout Japanese.

sacred pillars” of Japanese management — the seniority system, lifetime employment, and the system of “company unions” — functioned so effectively, was a time when particular circumstances prevailed and is now past. Nevertheless, many of the questionnaire responses expressed a desire to.

Japan Management Association S (shelved 1 time as japanese-management) avg rating — 2 ratings — published Japan's extraordinary postwar industrial success was defined by lean production, consensus and continuous improvement. But lately it has been the country's perceived weak points, such as lifetime employment and over-regulation, that have come to the forefront of the debate on Japanese management.

But new ideas are emerging with the younger, more flexible generation of Japanese. Chapter 8 CONCLUSION: IS JAPANESE-STYLE MANAGEMENT TRANSFERABLE. Attribute of Japan's Economic Success Views on Management Transferability Approaches in Management Transfer Job Satisfaction and Productivity Demystifying Japanese-style Management Lessons from Japan Although such studies are collectively known as the American theory of business management, the fact that Japanese management systems (in particular, the Toyota production system) [] provided the inspiration for some of it means that a significant relationship with the Japanese theory of business management cannot be ignored.

However, regarding the tendency that the universality theories of. The first part of the review deals with the concept of Japanese management. The second part aims at understanding how Japanese management is applied in foreign countries, both at subsidiaries of Japanese corporations and in non-Japanese firms; in particular, the issue of transferability of concepts and techniques is considered in detail.

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Get this from a library. Understanding Japanese management practices. [Parissa Haghirian; Business Expert Press.] -- Today, Japan is the most influential economy in Asia and the second largest economy in the world.

Japanese consumers are among the richest in the world, and the Japanese. To utilize the strengths of Japanese-style management in a contemporary context, the book proposes a hybrid human-resource management model that incorporates the mutually complementary aspects of the Japanese and Anglo-Saxon system, as a model for increasing work motivation and promoting the generation of new s: 4.

Japanese consensus management is a well-de-signed but formal system that seldom achieves its full potential. At its best, the system draws on the expertise of various executives and moderates. Get this from a library.

Japanese-style management transferred: the experience of East Asia. [K John Fukuda] -- This book, based on extensive original research, considers both the opportunities and problems of the transfer of Japanese management practices. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the changes that have taken place in the systems and practices of Japanese management over the last quarter century, identifies the positive and useful attributes that ought to be maintained, and clarifies the behavioral principles that form the.

The root of the modern Japanese management goes back to post Second World War, when Japan started its economic recovery. Japan started a phenomenal revolution management system (Porter et al. ; Whitehill ).

Towards the s, research showed that the United States and some European countries used a similar system (Hayashi ). Traditional Japanese Management Pillars of Japanese management The economic environment in which these management practices were cultivated is important.

During the postwar period of the s to the s, Japan was re built and its economy grew rapidly.9 Japanese companies were trying to catch up with their Western counterparts. Resurrection after the Second World War.

As the Second World War came to an end, Japanese corporations faced numerous challenges.

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After their victory inthe Occupation Authorities implemented a number of changes to Japan’s corporate governance structures, as well as in the legal foundations of Japanese firms (Okazaki ).The political system was restructured; the traditional.

Wisely, neither book suggests trying to ape the Japanese system entirely. And the disagreeable aspects of the Japanese corporation -it is among the most racist and sexist of organizations - are.Japan is the second largest economic power and the second most important consumer market in the world.

During the s, at the heights of Japan's economic success, Japanese management styles - Selection from Understanding Japanese Management Practices [Book].