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The ‘Abominable Ohno Production System’. Competences, Monitoring, and Routines in Japanese Production Systems *

Benjamin Coriat

in The Nature and Dynamics of Organizational Capabilities

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248544
eISBN:
9780191596155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248540.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter is concerned with the differences between Japanese automobile manufacturers and American manufacturers, with the focus largely on the period between the 1950s and 1960s, and the late ... More


Evolution of Manufacturing Systems and Ex Post Dynamic Capabilities: A Case of Toyota's Final Assembly Operations

Takahiro Fujimoto

in The Nature and Dynamics of Organizational Capabilities

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248544
eISBN:
9780191596155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248540.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter focuses on changes that have occurred in the Toyota production system over the last decade, the factors including these changes, and the processes of change. It is proposed that, while ... More


Interfirm Relations in Global Manufacturing: Disintegrated Production and Its Globalization

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter outlines the globalization of disintegrated production. It discusses the relationship between contemporary global disintegrated trends and earlier discussions of disintegration that came ... More


Hybrid Analysis of Japanese Transplants in the United States

Tetsuji Kawamura

in Hybrid Factories in the United States: The Japanese-Style Management and Production System under the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195311969
eISBN:
9780190258528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195311969.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyzes Japanese firms transplanted in the US, particularly in the automobile and electronics industries. It notes that the “transferability” of the automobile industry is lower than ... More


Introduction: The Japanese-Style Management and Production System in the United States

Tetsuji Kawamura

in Hybrid Factories in the United States: The Japanese-Style Management and Production System under the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195311969
eISBN:
9780190258528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195311969.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This introductory chapter analyzes the transferability of the Japanese business model into an overseas economy such as the United States. Overseas Japanese firms have continued growing, highlighting ... More


Conclusion: Characteristic Hybrid Patterns of Japanese Transplants in the United States and Their Implications

Tetsuji Kawamura

in Hybrid Factories in the United States: The Japanese-Style Management and Production System under the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195311969
eISBN:
9780190258528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195311969.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This concluding chapter discusses the insufficient systematic local transfer of Japanese Style Management and Production System (JMPS), especially the “capability building” system in major assembly ... More


Hybrid Factories in the United States: The Japanese-Style Management and Production System under the Global Economy

Tetsuji Kawamura (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195311969
eISBN:
9780190258528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195311969.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Since the early 1980s, Japanese firms have massively globalized their production operations and have shown superb competitive powers in global markets. This meant, however, they had to establish ... More


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