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L'industrie japonaise des machines-outils et les États-Unis pendant les périodes de l'avant-guerre et de la guerre

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  • Minoru Sawai
  • Emmanuel Dreyfus
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    [eng] Abstract Both builders and users in Japan continued to learn advanced technology from US machines tools. The purchase of machine tools as capital goods necessitated the learning of know-how on machine working that the US builders had accumulated through production and sales activities for various kinds of users, both within the US and abroad. Although there were only a small number of manufacturers in the Japanese machine tool industry at which foreign engineers stayed for a long time to deliver technical guidance, engineers from abroad had a decisive impact on the development of technology in each company. [fre] Résumé Les constructeurs et les utilisateurs japonais ont toujours fait leur apprentissage des technologies avancées grâce aux machines outils américaines. L'acquisition de machines-outils comme biens de production nécessitait l'apprentissage du savoir-faire dans le maniement de la machine accumulé par les constructeurs américains à travers leurs activités de production et de vente à des utilisateurs variés, aux États-Unis et à l'étranger. Bien qu'il n'y ait eu qu'un petit nombre d'industriels japonais de la branche des machines-outils chez qui des ingénieurs étrangers soient restés longtemps pour fournir les instructions techniques, ces ingénieurs étrangers eurent une influence décisive sur le développement technologique dans toutes les entreprises où ils travaillèrent.

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

    Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 227-243

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    Handle: RePEc:prs:hiseco:hes_0752-5702_2006_num_25_2_2596
    Note: DOI:10.3406/hes.2006.2596
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