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Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book uses research on Japanese firms in the UK to contribute to broader debate about the role of international firms in reconstructing contemporary work and employment relations. Japanese ... More


A Framework for Analysing Work Organization and Employment Relations in the International Company

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter develops a theoretical framework for analysing the character of transfer and innovation in the international company. This draws on labour process theory and institutionalist approaches ... More


Theorizing Subsidiary Operations: System, Society, and Dominance Effects Revisited

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers the wider implications of the analysis of Japanese firms developed throughout the book, both for debates about the transfer and hybridization of Japanese production models, and ... More


Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Rick Delbridge

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

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 (Just-in-Time Production and Total ... More


Working with scenario planning learners

Rafael Ramírez and Angela Wilkinson

in Strategic Reframing: The Oxford Scenario Planning Approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745693
eISBN:
9780191807695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745693.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Strategy

This chapter considers the value derived from the time and effort invested in a scenario planning process. A critical success factor involves situating the production of scenarios as a means to an ... More


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