How Japan Innovates: A Comparison With The U.s. In The Case Of Oxygen Steelmaking, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

How Japan Innovates

A Comparison With The U.s. In The Case Of Oxygen Steelmaking, 1st Edition

By Leonard L Lynn

Routledge

212 pages

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Description

This book examines the question—how Japanese have been able to carry out technological change so quickly and so smoothly—in depth by comparing the introduction of a major new industrial process—use of the basic oxygen furnace (BOF)—in Japan and in the United States.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The BOF as an Evolving Solution 3. Problems and Actors. Japan 4. Early Adopters. Japan 5. The Late Adopters, Japan 6. Problems and Actors: North America 7. The BOF in North America 8. Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies