Akamon Management Review
Online ISSN : 1347-4448
Print ISSN : 1348-5504
ISSN-L : 1347-4448
Volume 15 , Issue 4
Showing 1-3 articles out of 3 articles from the selected issue
Research Note
  • Takahiro Tomino, Junjiro Shintaku, Mizuki Kobayashi
    2016 Volume 15 Issue 4 Pages 209-230
    Published: April 25, 2016
    Released: February 25, 2017

    Supply chain for many products spreads across the countries and regions due to globalization of economic activities. Companies should manage the long and widespread global supply chain. They are required to integrate their production and sales activities across the world. Through the case study of global supply chain of Toyota, this paper shows how Toyota coordinates production and sales in Japan, USA, Europe and China. This paper points out that component sourcing and market characteristics are the key issues in global supply chain management of Toyota.

    Download PDF (771K)
Technical Notes on Management Literature
  • Technical Notes on Dhar and Nowlis (1999)
    Yuki Mitomii
    2016 Volume 15 Issue 4 Pages 231-240
    Published: April 25, 2016
    Released: February 25, 2017

    Buying behavior within limited time tend to take a different action from the usual buying behavior. This is because consumers feel pressure under limited time. This is defined as “time pressure.” Research on time pressure is continuing to this day. This paper attempts to present a critique and commentary on Dhar and Nowlis (1999), which clarifies the effects that time pressure and the degree of conflict among products have on the consumer choice deferral and discusses whether their experiments were really able to measure the “decision of postponement” of the consumer.

    Download PDF (575K)
Monozukuri Travelogue