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Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan

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Japanese industry is the envy of the world for its efficient and humane management practices. Yet, as William Tsutsui argues, the origins and implications of Japanese-style management are poorly understood. Contrary to widespread belief, Japan's acclaimed strategies are not particularly novel or even especially Japanese. Tsutsui traces the roots of these practices to Scientific Management, or Taylorism, an American concept that arrived in Japan at the turn of the century. During subsequent decades, this imported model ...

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Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan
2001, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691074566

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Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan
1998, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691058085

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