The State of Britain: The Secret in South Wales (1981)

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  • Featuring

    Mike Walsh

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

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  • The Secret in South Wales Alternative


Investigates the secret of Japanese commercial success and asks how it might be applied to British industry by comparing the factory operations of three television manufacturing companies - Rank Toshiba, a British company using Japanese plant and machinery, in Plymouth, National Panasonic, a Japanese company, in Cardiff and Thorn EMI, who use Japanese management methods, in Gosport. Concludes that a vital element of the successful Jaspanese model is the integration of management and workforce.

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