If Japan can-- why can't we? [videorecording] / NBC Television.

; Crawford-Mason, Clare ; Lockhart, Ray ; Dobyns, Lloyd ; National Broadcasting Company, inc
Wilmette, Ill. : Films Incorporated, c1980.

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Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
WRLC Shared Collections Facility (Restricted Use)
VHS 5692 Off-site
Other Title NBC white paper (Television program)
Other Authors Crawford-Mason, Clare.
Dobyns, Lloyd.
Frank, Reuven.
Lockhart, Ray.
National Broadcasting Company, inc.
Subjects Documentary films.
Industrial management -- Case studies.
Industrial productivity -- Japan.
Industrial productivity -- United States.
Industries -- Japan -- 1970-
Industries -- United States -- 1969-
Motion pictures.
Description 1 videocassette (77 min) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Notes Videocassette release of a program originally shown June 24, 1980, on the television program: NBC white paper.
VHS copy made from archived U-matic (3 /4") original.
Summary Presents factors illustrating why U.S. productivity is not increasing while Japan's is the fastest growing worldwide. Discusses business methods, legislative and regulatory factors, consultant exchanges, and economic factors. Shows that high reinvestment, worker input and support, and a self-monitored quality control system are factors that have contributed to Japan's success. Points out that American industry can benefit from examining these factors and implementing some of the methods to increase productivity.
Production Credits Producers, Reuven Frank, Clare Crawford-Mason, Ray Lockhart ; director, Ray Lockhart ; writers, Lloyd Dobyns, Reuven Frank.
Performers Narrator, Lloyd Dobyns.
System Requirements VHS.
Geographic Area a-ja--- a n-us
Network Numbers (OCoLC)13992381
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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