Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject Communications - Movies and Television, grade: 76 %, Queensland University of Technology, language: English, abstract: The film 'Nissan - we are driven' of 1984 by Stephanie Tepper which is examined in the following case study, is a documentation about working conditions, trade unionism and management styles at Nissan, one of the biggest Japanese automobile manufacturers. The film shows the situation of workers in several plants in Japan as well as the application of the Japanese management system to a Nissan plant in Tennessee, USA. At first, some general cultural differences between the USA and Japan and their consequences for the employment relations are explored. Then, the different employment practices in the two plants are explained.
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