Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

L'essence du mouvement de productivité : une étude à partir des sources américaines

Contents:

Author Info

  • Kinsaburo Sunaga
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    [fre] Résumé . Le mouvement de productivité démarra tardivement au Japon, avec la création, en 1955, du Centre Japonais de Productivité. Soutenu par l'International Cooperation Administration (ICA), le programme d'assistance technique eut des conséquences bénéfiques sur l'économie japonaise. En premier lieu, les hommes d'affaires japonais adoptèrent la production de masse, le marketing de masse et l'organisation décentralisée des affaires, sur le modèle américain. En second lieu, à la recherche des gains de productivité en construisant un style de management efficace associant pratiques traditionnelles et innovations venues d'Amérique. Enfin, ce mouvement de productivité ne se limita pas à la seule dimension technologique, mais consistait en une nouvelle attitude ouverte l'adoption de méthodes nouvelles de management. [eng] Abstract . The Productivity Movement began late in Japan, with the creation in 1955 of the Japan Centre of Productivity. Sustained by the International Cooperation Administration (ICA), the Technical Aid Program had positive consequences on the economy of Japan. First the Japanese businessmen adopted mass production, mass marketing, and a decentralized organisation of business, after the American model. Secondly Japanese people adopted an increasing productivity by building an efficient style of management and mixing traditional practices and innovations borrowed from America. Finally this productivity movement was not limited to only a technological dimension but it was a new attitude, opened to new methods of management.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3406/hes.2006.2598
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: http://www.persee.fr/articleAsPDF/hes_0752-5702_2006_num_25_2_2598/hes_0752-5702_2006_num_25_2_2598.pdf?mode=light
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Histoire, économie et société.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 261-279

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:prs:hiseco:hes_0752-5702_2006_num_25_2_2598

    Note: DOI:10.3406/hes.2006.2598
    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/revue/hes

    Related research

    Keywords:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:prs:hiseco:hes_0752-5702_2006_num_25_2_2598. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Equipe PERSEE).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.