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In the 1980s, the General Motors company was facing stiff competition from Japanese auto manufacturers, who were by comparison able to produce more fuel-efficient cars with fewer defects in a shorter amount of time. To address this, GM partnered with Toyota to open a joint manufacturing plant incorporating Japanese-style management techniques with American labor. While management tried to tackle several challenges contributing to the inefficiency of production — there was one in particular that they saw as a quick win — getting workers to show up on time. Read theNET.

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