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Kenneth Hopper writes Mr. B. Inoue of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., saying that he has enclosed an article detailing some of the problems QC Circles are meeting in the United States. He says Toyota is being pressured to establish manufacturing in the United States. Hopper discusses his wife's work and says modern American management has changed much since the 1950s and 1960s. The letter contains an original handwritten marking.
Hopper, Kenneth, 1926- Letters Inoue, Bunzaemon, 1906- Quality circles Quality control Management Toyota Jidōsha Kōgyō Kabushiki Kaisha Interpersonal relations Banks and banking Business enterprises Hopper, Claire Toyota Motor Company QC Circles Protzman, Charles W., Sr
Nineteen fifties Nineteen sixties
Copy of letter: Letter from Kenneth Hopper to Mr. B. Inoue, July 30th, 1980; Kenneth Hopper Papers on Management; Box 1 Correspondence outgoing; Folder 2 Bunzaemon Inoue, 1980; 1 page