Science TQM, New Quality Management Principle: The Quality Management Strategy of Toyota

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When we look at the quality management issues that have faced, both, in Japan and the rest of the world recently, it is clear that a next-generation quality management practice is required, featuring ...
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Evolution in Manufacturing, The Key to Success in Global Production

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Kakuro Amasaka

Abstract

In this chapter, consideration is given to the “evolution in manufacturing” needed for dealing with the management issues facing Japanese manufacturers, that is, the “key to success in global production is globally consistent levels of quality and simultaneous production worldwide (production at optimal locations)”. The author reconsiders the “steps of management technology of the manufacturing industry”, grasps the necessity for an evolved principle of next generation administrative management technology, from the standpoint of “creation of a new management technology”, and then discuss its effectiveness.

Keywords:

Global production, manufacturing, management technology, JIT and TPS, TQM, next generation management technology.

Affiliation:

Gakuin University, School of Science and Engineering, Japan.