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Managing Innovation: A Study of British and Japanese Factories

By: D.H. Whittaker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006818

ISBN: 0521380553

Condition: New


Innovation is a key to corporate success, particularly in times of rapid technological change. This book sheds new light on the introduction of technology in the manufacturing sector. The author considers the use of innovative technology in both Britain and Japan by examining nine firms in each country. He focuses on computerised machine tools (CNC) and shows how the various firms have risen to the challenge of implementing the new technology. Particular emphasis is placed on the differing employment relations in the factories, the nature of operating training and workload distribution. Dr Whi... View more info