The Dynamics of Japanese Organizations
Edited by Franz-Jurgen Richter
Routledge – 1996 – 224 pages
This book assessess the organizational flexibility and pragmatism of Japanese management styles and contrasts this with Western management approaches which focus more closely on patterns of stability. Issues in change and organizational renewal are covered by analysing the dynamic processes by which a Japanese company organizes itself, exploring such areas as networks, informatics, quality control circles and human systems management.