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|Title:||An Exploratory Study of Across-Culture Effects: Case Study of Japanese-owned and Western-owned Firms in Thailand||Authors:||Sinthavalai, Runchana
|Issue Date:||2007||Publisher:||University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce||Source:||Runchana Sinthavalai, Napisporn Meemongkol, Srisit Chianrabutra (2007) An Exploratory Study of Across-Culture Effects: Case Study of Japanese-owned and Western-owned Firms in Thailand.||Conference:||Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management||Abstract:||The current presentation- rooted in a survey carried out inthe Japanese and Western firms with foreign employeesrevealsand discusses some practices of quality system asemphasized across national cultures. It is based onquality practices in Japanese-owned and Western-ownedfirms with Thai affiliations, then compared with thepractices in “parent” countries. Some similarities arerevealed, e.g. the motivations of quality initiative, sometools and techniques employed. However, somedistinctive differences are noticed, particularly theproblems that are countered those firms. Nevertheless,this exploratory study only describes the difference inapproaches among the countries but do not provide theexplanation as to why those differences occur. Thoseissues are pinpointed as the further research to investigatedifferences.||URI:||https://scholar.utcc.ac.th/handle/6626976254/952||Rights:||This work is protected by copyright. Reproduction or distribution of the work in any format is prohibited without written permission of the copyright owner.|
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