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dc.contributor.author Takeishi, Akira en
dc.contributor.author Fujimoto, Takahiro en
dc.date.accessioned 2002-06-12T19:53:33Z en
dc.date.available 2002-06-12T19:53:33Z
dc.date.issued 2001-06-18 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/733 en
dc.description.abstract The present situations and future prospects of the Japanese automobile industry are discussed. Selected topics in this paper include the following: analyses of the basic product-industry characteristics of the automobile (e.g., product architecture); the mature of the dynamic competition in the world auto industry; competitive performance (e.g., productivity) of the Japanese auto makers; organizational capabilities of better Japanese firms in production, development and procurement; overall environments in the 1990s; the concept of ?balanced lean? system and its adaptation to environmental changes; new flexible production systems that cope with volume fluctuation; architectural strategies of the auto firms; modularization of parts; M&A and alliance; future of the automobile technologies and architectures; future of the capability-building competition. en
dc.format.extent 205786 bytes en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject balanced lean en
dc.subject japanese automobile industry en
dc.subject dynamic competition en
dc.subject world auto industry en
dc.title Automobiles:Strategy-based Lean Production System en


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