The Foundations of Lean Management : A History of the Civil Communication Section and Japanese Management

Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Mr Sarasohn goes to Washington.
  • Chapter 1: 'The Bravest Deed of the War'
  • Chapter 2: General George Marshall's 'little book'
  • Chapter 3: The Accidental Start of the Japanese Managerial Revolution
  • Chapter 4: Who were our Three Wise Men from the West?
  • Chapter 5: The Three Wise Men transform Japanese management - Part I
  • Chapter 6: The Three Wise Men transform Japanese management - Part 2
  • Chapter 7: 'Setting the Kansai on Fire'
  • Chapter 8: The New Japanese Style of Management
  • Chapter 9: The Other Asian Economic Miracles
  • Chapter 10: Decline and Fall - USA
  • Chapter 11: Epilogue: Matsushita-san goes to Arizona.