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Published by Asian Productivity Organization in Tokyo .
Written in English



  • Japan


  • Quality circles -- Japan -- Case studies.,
  • Industrial management -- Japan -- Case studies.,
  • Quality control -- Case studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Series of articles translated from Factory management magazine, Tokyo.

Other titlesKōjō kanri.
SeriesIndustrial engineering and technology
ContributionsAsian Productivity Organization.
LC ClassificationsTS156 .J33
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4585260M
LC Control Number77186288

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