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Change in the world and the problems with Japanese manufacturing industry 1     2018.01.22
Kaizen, KZ Method

This is the first report in 2018. I am going start a new topic which is more concrete.
 
I am sorry to say but the manufacturing industry in Japan clearly has lost its competitiveness.
 
I will analyze the reasons in Chapter 1. And in Chapter 2, I will clarify the original strength of Japanese manufacturing industry. In Chapter 3, I would like to propose how to strengthen Japan’s manufacturing.
 
Chapter 1. Changes in the world and the problems with Japanese manufacturing industry
There was a time when Japan’s manufacturing industry was leading the world. At that time, Q, C, D (quality, cost, delivery time) was the basis of competitiveness, and outstanding Kaizen on the site played a big role.
 
And Japan had many hit products like Sony Walk-man or good quality compact cars which showed the Japanese technology.
 
However, nowadays, Japanese manufacturing industry has lost its momentum.
 
What happened?
 
Request. I will tell you my answer next time. Please think two or more answers to this question by that time.
 
I would also like to hear the opinions from you, and I hope discussion starts.