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Explaining Productivity Differences : Comparative Analysis of Automotive Plants in Japan, the United States, Thailand and China

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Explaining Productivity Differences : Comparative Analysis of Automotive Plants in Japan, the United States, Thailand and China
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Explaining Productivity Differences
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Comparative Analysis of Automotive Plants in Japan, the United States, Thailand and China
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Explaining Productivity Differences : Comparative Analysis of Automotive Plants in Japan, the United States, Thailand and China
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Explaining Productivity Differences : Comparative Analysis of Automotive Plants in Japan, the United States, Thailand and China
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Preface -- Contents -- About the Author -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Research Questions -- 1.2 Firm Researched -- 1.3 Products, Production Volume Ratios, and Production Lines -- 1.4 Research Debates -- 2 The Mother Plant in Japan and Its Transplant in the United States -- 2.1 Research Questions -- 2.2 Research Method -- 2.3 Overview of Plants Researched -- 2.4 Productivity Differences -- 2.5 The Japanese Mother Plant -- 2.5.1 The Reinforcement of Production Workers' Skills, Supervisors' Control, and Manufacturing Engineers' Roles -- 2.6 The U.S. Transplant -- 2.6.1 The Introduction of Production Expert Positions and the Expansion of Manufacturing Engineers' Roles -- 2.6.2 The Difficulty in Enhancing Employees' Skills and Modifying Their Roles -- 2.7 Summary -- 3 The Transplants in Thailand and China -- 3.1 Research Questions -- 3.2 Research Method -- 3.3 Overview of Plants Researched -- 3.4 Productivity Differences -- 3.5 The Thai Transplant -- 3.5.1 New Supporting Roles of Thai Manufacturing Engineers in Other ASEAN Transplants -- 3.5.2 Employees' Skills and Roles on Traditional Assembly Lines -- 3.6 The Chinese Transplant -- 3.6.1 Productivity Goals of the Thai Transplant -- 3.7 Summary -- 4 Conclusion -- 4.1 Limited Convergence Among the Four Plants -- 4.1.1 Productivity, Production Workers' Skills, and Assistant First-Line Supervisors' Control -- 4.1.2 Manufacturing Engineers' Roles -- 4.2 Causes of Differences Among the Four Plants -- 4.3 Implications for Future Research -- References
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