Evolution in Manufacturing, The Key to Success in Global Production
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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.
Global production, manufacturing, management technology, JIT and TPS, TQM, next
generation management technology.
Gakuin University, School of Science and Engineering, Japan.