Monozukuri management: Driver of sustained competitiveness in the Japanese auto industry

Daniel Arturo Heller, Takahiro Fujimoto

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After the “Japan Inc.” boom years of the 1980s, the prolonged malaise of the Japanese economy has been exemplified by the plight of the major Japanese electronics manufacturers, such as Sharp and Sony. These front-runners were overtaken by Samsung and LG of South Korea, with Huawei and Haier of China not far behind. As Japan’s relative position in the world economic order has deteriorated, the fall from grace of these well-known corporate symbols of postwar strength has severely wounded Japan’s national pride.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJapanese Management in Evolution
Subtitle of host publicationNew Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781317199663
ISBN (Print)9781138673366
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)


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