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The Rise and Decline of Japan's Manufacturing Might

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GENERAL READING BOOKLET : The Koreans, Chinese, Taiwanese, and Japanese are currently engaged in a manufacturing rat race. Japanese companies like Sony and Panasonic may no longer be competitive in the consumer electronics markets due to the presence of Korean and Chinese products. In recent years, many electronics manufacturing factories in Japan have shut down. As a desperate cost cutting measure within their famed lean production system, Japanese companies have lately resorted to employing cheap contract labor in their factories. Unlike unionized factory workers, contract workers can be paid lower wages and exploited within the framework of local labor laws. In some Japanese factories, more than 70 percent of the work force is comprised of contract labor. The new Japanese strategy of circumventing local labor laws through the use of contract workers has strained relations between factory workers and management executives. Japanese companies are now dealing with a lot of labor... More > unrest.< Less
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Edition
First
Publisher
CROYDON BOOKS, Equation Meridian Publishing & Syndication
Published
September 17, 2012
Language
English
Pages
14
File Format
PDF
File Size
146.06 KB

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