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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Speech
TX Date
20 Feb 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:24:17
Description
Decision Makers- the Japanese work ethic, presented by Peter Spencer. What is behind the Japanese success story including discussion of their trade unions, and to what extent can their methods be applied here. Featuring the Toshiba TV factory at Plymouth and their unusual no strike agreement. Speaks to Ron Collard, management consultant; Andy Walker, CBI; Muriel Turner, ASTMS union; Roy Sanderson, EEPTU union; Peter Bottomley MP. Speech by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Researcher: Martha Kearney. Engineer: Colin Clements.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Peter Spencer; Peter Bottomley; Colin Clements; Martha Kearney; Ron Collard; Andy Walker; Muriel Turner; Roy Sanderson
Keywords
Trade unions; Devon; Labour relations; Working conditions; Employment; Working life; EEPTU; Japan; Toshiba; Plymouth; Industrial plants

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