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ZEN AND INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT IN JAPAN

ZEN AND INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT IN JAPAN Proposes that features unique to Japanese industrial managementpractice such as excessive emphasis on training, a mainly intuitive,pragmatic approach to problems of productivity and quality as againstexclusive dependence on scientific methods, the ethos of hard work, thequest for continuous performance improvement, and stress onselfreliance in technology derive from the component of Japaneseculture known as Zen Buddhism. Zen has always been associated withpractical, economic pursuits examination of its philosophy andtechniques gives insight into the values underlying modern management inJapan. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Managerial Psychology Emerald Publishing

ZEN AND INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT IN JAPAN

Journal of Managerial Psychology , Volume 7 (3): 7 – Mar 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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0268-3946
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001736
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Abstract

Proposes that features unique to Japanese industrial managementpractice such as excessive emphasis on training, a mainly intuitive,pragmatic approach to problems of productivity and quality as againstexclusive dependence on scientific methods, the ethos of hard work, thequest for continuous performance improvement, and stress onselfreliance in technology derive from the component of Japaneseculture known as Zen Buddhism. Zen has always been associated withpractical, economic pursuits examination of its philosophy andtechniques gives insight into the values underlying modern management inJapan.

Journal

Journal of Managerial PsychologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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