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White collar quality circles in UK manufacturing industry

Ian Temple

White collar quality circles in UK manufacturing industry

a study.

by Ian Temple

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Published by University of Manchester Instituteof Science and Technology in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesOccasional papers / University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. Departmentof Management Sciences -- No.8510
ContributionsDale, Barrie G.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13776590M

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Management Systems Activity Analysis Exercises Illustrative Case Question Endnotes Offshoring of white-collar service jobs refers to jobs relating to data entry, book composition, and software coding. is primarily occurring in North America. reflects a growing specialization and international trade in manufacturing.

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As this technology advances and becomes more powerful.With more and more white-collar workers searching for jobs online, data from leading Chinese recruitment websites offer an insight into the labor market. In the first quarter oftotal online job opportunities on increased by 4 percent year-over-year, climbed to 21 percent in the second quarter, and continued to perk up to Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, also known as just-in-time production or the Toyota Production System (TPS), is a methodology aimed primarily at reducing times within the production system as well as response times from suppliers and to customers.

Its origin and development was in Japan, largely in the s and s and particularly at Toyota. [page needed] [disputed – discuss], [page.