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Japan works : power and paradox in postwar industrial relations / John Price
Bib ID 2991068
Format BookBook
Author
Price, John, 1950-
 
Description Ithaca : ILR Press, 1997 
xvi, 315 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0801483603 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
0801432855 (alkaline paper)
Series

Cornell international industrial and labor relations reports ; no. 30.

Full contents
  • 1. Introduction. Lean Production: The Issues. Lean Production and Industrial Relations. History: Critical and Comparative Approaches. A Specific Comparative Framework. Case Studies
  • 2. Testing the Limits: Workers' Challenge (1945-1948). Revolution from the Top. Revolution in Labor Relations. Labor's Achievements. Shift in Alignments
  • 3. The Japan-U.S. Business Alliance: Capital Retaliates (1948-1951). Public Sector Attacked. The Employer Offensive (1948-1950). The Effects on the Labor Movement. The Ironies of Anticommunism
  • 4. Forms and Substance of Labor-Management Relations (1951-1955). Nikkeiren and the Managerial Arena. Resurgent Unionism. Sohyo: Splits and Shunto
  • 5. Institutions Emerge: Tensions, Limits, and Challenges (1955-1959). Signs and Sources of Conflict. New Standards in Industrial Relations. Labor Market Segmentation. Contesting Visions
  • 6. Lean Production and the Quality Movement: Suzuki and Toyota. The Suzuki Regime. Lean Production: Toyota.
  • The Quality Control Movement and Taylorism
  • 7. Miike 1960: The Limits of Coercion. Prelude to Confrontation: Production Politics and the Energy Crisis. Phase One: Isolation and Division. Phase Two: Breakaway Union. Phase Three: Nationwide Mobilization. Phase Four: Summer Showdown
  • 8. High-Speed Growth and Unequal Development. Uneven Development: Ascent of the Automobile Industry. Uneven Development: The Decline of Coal. The Public Sector: Moriguchi City. Hegemony and High-Speed Growth
  • 9. Conclusion. Case Studies: Variations in Workplace Regimes. Postwar History: Conflict and Compromise. Labor and Postwar Industrial Relations. Lean Production.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-305) and index.

Subjects Industrial relations -- Japan.  |  Industrial management -- Japan.  |  Employee empowerment -- Japan.  |  Quality control -- Japan.  |  Automobile industry and trade -- Japan.  |  Japan -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.  |  United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Japan.

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