a managerial philosophy which tries to integrate facets of Japanese management practices into American corporate society. It stresses participative decision-making by workers, the facilitation of team spirit, and efforts to cultivate more shared respect between bosses and workers.

THEORY: "Asian-derived theories have been effective in some American employment constructs, and not others."
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