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The Evolution of the ‘Japanese Production System’: Indigenous Influences and American Impact

Kazuo Wada and Takao Shiba

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines the American impact on the evolution of the Japanese production system, focusing on the fabrication or assembly industries in which US management ideas and practices were most ... More


Getting a macromolecular model: model building, refinement, and validation

R. J. Morris, A. Perrakis, and V. S. Lamzin

in Macromolecular Crystallography: conventional and high-throughput methods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520979
eISBN:
9780191706295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520979.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter casts the high-throughput automation efforts being developed to meet the needs of Structural Genomics initiatives in the framework of an optimization problem. It gives a general overview ... More


Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Raja Parasuraman and Matthew Rizzo (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Neuroergonomics can be defined as the study of brain and behavior at work. It combines two disciplines: neuroscience, the study of brain structure and function; and ergonomics, the study of how to ... More


Screening

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell, and Edward H. Snell

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199213252
eISBN:
9780191707575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213252.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Finding initial crystallization conditions for a new macromolecule can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. The first step is to set up screening trials, exposing the macromolecule to ... More


Introduction of Design Enabling Tools: Development, Validation, and Lessons Learned

Joshua D. Summers, Srinivasan Anandan, and Sudhakar Teegavarapu

in Tools for Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381634
eISBN:
9780199870264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381634.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter retrospectively examines three specific cases of design enabler development in the Automation in Design Group at Clemson University. In defining design enablers as tools that are found ... More


Adaptive Automation

Mark W. Scerbo

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on adaptive automation, which seeks to address some of the shortcomings of traditional automation. In adaptive automation, the level of automation or the number of systems ... More


What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Ruben Lee

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

New technology has revolutionised the nature and threatened the existence of traditional stock and future exchanges. This book analyses how stocks and shares have responded to developments in ... More


Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Greg Goldberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses popular and academic concerns that the institution of work is being irreparably damaged by digital/media technologies. The book considers three specific concerns (each in a ... More


New Strategies Needed as Third Industrial Age Unfolds

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0029
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Many today believe the world has entered the Third Industrial Age, during which technological improvements in robotics and automation will boost productivity and efficiency, implying significant ... More


The Case Studies

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents case studies on project management in the banking, insurance, and credit card sectors, focusing on four main types of projects: large-scale branch automation systems, ... More


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