Theory Z : How American Business Can Meet the Japanese Challenge

by William G. Ouchi

Paper Book, 1981

Status

Available

Call number

IBMC Library - HD 70 J3 O88

Publication

Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley

ISBN

9780201055245

Description

Describes the art of Japanese management and shows how it can be and is being adapted to American companies.

Local notes

CONTENTS:
Pt 1. Learning from Japan -- Introduction : why we need to learn -- 1. What we can learn -- 2. The workings of a Japanese corporation -- 3. Comparing Japanese and American companies -- 4. The Z organizations -- Pt 2. Making theory Z work -- 5. Going from A to Z : the steps -- 6. Going from A to Z : blueprints for a philosophy -- 7. Who succeeds? some Z case histories -- 8. A Z Culture -- Conclusion : the survival of business Americanus -- Appendix one : company Z philosophies -- Appendix two : the Q-C circle.
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