International in perspective, this volume provides insights into the important problem of how to transfer Japanese practice to Western countries. It also examines key aspects of Japanese multinationals and discusses how they are developing their global strategies and how they are managing their local workforces. Topics covered include relations with suppliers, governments and competitors, leadership patterns and business philosophy. The impact of Japanese multinationals on the local economies of host countries is a particular focus. The dynamics of strategic alliances, technology transfers and research and development centres are also discussed.... coordination 118; decision making 200; failures 221; flexible assignments 199, 200; HRM 194; induction manual 202; interdivisional ... small group activities 201 Nissan 105, 213 (n2) NSK-RHP, Raamp;D 105, 106-7 NUMMI 126 OEM (original equipment manufacturing) 59, 64, ... and affiliates 164-5, 257; interdependence 175, 177 parts, machinery industry 38 patents 101-2, 110 (nl) performance 232, 233-6anbsp;...
|Title||:||Japanese Multinationals (RLE International Business)|
|Author||:||Nigel Campbell, Fred Burton|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-01-04|