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Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the "japanese" Model

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Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the "japanese" Model - Delbridge, Rick
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Much is stated and written about the new world of work, but how much do we know about the contemporary workplace? What influence have Japanese management techniques had on the way work is organized? Have the systems and mechanisms of control changed radically in recent years, or are they much the same as they have always been? Rick Delbridge sought an answer to these questions at first hand by working on the shop floor in a Japanese consumer electronics transplant and a European automotive components supplier in order to ...

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Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the "japanese" Model 2000, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199240432

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Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the "japanese" Model 1998, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198292333

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