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The Japanese Approach to Product Quality

Its Applicability to the West

Book1984

Edited by:

NAOTO SASAKI and DAVID HUTCHINS

The Japanese Approach to Product Quality

Its Applicability to the West

Book1984

 

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Edited by:

NAOTO SASAKI and DAVID HUTCHINS

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An examination of the impact of quality control circles as developed in Japan on Western business and industry. The thirteen papers in this collection are written by Japanese and ... read full description

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    1 - Quality Control in Japan

    KAORU ISHIKAWA

    Pages 1-5

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    Commentary “From Shakespeare to Miss Olivia Newton-John”

    NAOTO SASAKI

    Pages 6-7

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    2 - Quality Control—The Japanese Approach

    HAJIME KARATSU

    Pages 9-14

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    3 - Cases of QC Circle

    NAOTO SASAKI

    Pages 15-25

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    4 - How Quality Goes Round in Circles

    DAVID HUTCHINS

    Pages 27-32

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    5 - Quality Control Groups at Rolls-Royce

    JIM ROONEY

    Pages 33-41

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    6 - The Historical Development of Quality Control in the West

    DAVID HUTCHINS

    Pages 43-47

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    7 - Establishing a Quality Control Circle Programme

    ALAN FARR

    Pages 49-55

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    8 - Quality Circles—The Missing Link

    DAVID HUTCHINS

    Pages 57-70

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    9 - Quality Circles Successes and Problems at Hughes Aircraft

    WILLIAM E. COURTRIGHT

    Pages 71-78

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    10 - Quality Circles at Wedgwood

    DICK FLETCHER

    Pages 79-82

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    11 - Organization of Company Wide Quality Control

    DAVID HUTCHINS

    Pages 83-91

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    12 - Reasons Why QCCs Do Not Attain Expected Results

    OLEG GRESHNER

    Pages 93-107

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    13 - QC Circles and Social Sciences

    NAOTO SASAKI

    Pages 109-121

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    Bibliography

    Pages 123-127

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    Index

    Pages 129-134

About the book

Description

An examination of the impact of quality control circles as developed in Japan on Western business and industry. The thirteen papers in this collection are written by Japanese and Western business practitioners. The Western authors describe QC application in major concerns including Rolls-Royce, Hughes Aircraft and Wedgwood Pottery.

An examination of the impact of quality control circles as developed in Japan on Western business and industry. The thirteen papers in this collection are written by Japanese and Western business practitioners. The Western authors describe QC application in major concerns including Rolls-Royce, Hughes Aircraft and Wedgwood Pottery.

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ISBN

978-0-08-028160-5

Language

English

Published

1984

Copyright

Copyright © 1984 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Pergamon

Editors

NAOTO SASAKI

Professor of Economics and Industrial Administration, Sophia University, Japan

DAVID HUTCHINS

David Hutchins Associates, UK