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Published: 07 April 2005

428 Pages | 10 tables, 1 figure


ISBN: 9780199241514

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Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

  • Challenges conventional views on the management and operation of branch plants of international firms
  • Draws on detailed case study research of Japanese manufacturing plants based in Britain
  • Looks at the interaction of international firms' work regimes and local contexts