The secret is productivity. Excess of men or excess equipment nor inventory excess: minimal but flexible factories through subcontracts. (Benjamin Coriat)William Ouchi, us, as a country, had developed a notion of value that have technology and its scientific approach, but I had forgotten the value that possesses the human being. (As opposed to State Street Global Advisors). The Government allocated substantial resources to the research of new techniques in the fields of electrical engineering, physics and astronomy,… but almost does not assign resources to better understand how to treat and organize individuals at work and this is, precisely, what to learn studying Japanese there are other factors that contributed to the success of Japan, external factors that sometimes are scorned by some authors. If the war with Korea had not stimulated the steel, automotive, and other industries in Japan, do may Japanese companies have turned in? leaders of these industries? If had not existed the threat of communism, did have the USA UU. collaborated with the economic development of Japonel the Japanese success is based on two things: its educational system and its approaches and management techniques, why them are estudiandoToyota is the Japanese company whose approaches and management techniques have more interested specialists. Its impact on the management is significant.
Which analyses the changes of business imperatives in the last three decades concerning the transit of the era of Fordism to the era of toyotismo (Alexis Hill) rules of work and improvement activity, promote employees feel the system owners, giving them power (empowering), so they continually experiment with alternative methods, which allow to improve the process. The structuralist school (Koike, 1988) asserts that the labor system, seemingly paternalistic in Japanese modern corporations, is very taken root since he served in the post-war period. Based on respect for the person this style of Japanese management has been very effective in cultivating a strong loyalty in the employee, the assurance of stability of employment, and the creation of productive workplaces. This is: the Japanese management strategies implemented by large corporations are more a pragmatic response to sustain certain economic conditions than driven by cultural values. The structuralist school recognizes the importance of developing practices that are in sync with the culturalesLas values the Kaisen standards consist of:-focus on processes rather than outcomes.
Be quick and imperfect, is better that be perfect but late. Solutions have value when they are implemented. Encourage many ideas in the organization. Addressing the main causes of a problem. The resolution of the main causes of a problem. Always ask why?. For Kaisen philosophy there are three types of problems: the discovered that appear because something is wrong, the unearthed are those that the company proactively seeks so they does not occur unexpectedly in the future and created, which occur systematically assess products, services and processes of other leading companies working to incorporate them as his own. The leader must pay attention and consider problems. You should know to listen, convey attitudes and ideas, such as: that continuous improvement does not relate directly with sales, profits or participation in the market, or that the Organization will never reach perfection, but that it will work as if it were possible or that the philosophy of the Kaisen is long-term. (articulosinformativos, com) Eng. industrial, lawyer. EGADE (ITESM), UC, University of Chile, postgraduate master’s degrees in administration of companies mention markets, human resources; Quality and productivity; Education Doctorate in education professor and researcher Faces UC graduate Area. Coordinator program Postgraduate management quality and productivity, Faces, UC consultant – business advisory DEPROIMCA. environment-business.