Contact the Library of Congress for access to materials archived at if not already linked to .pdf files on this site.

For additional materials, see the Kenneth Hopper Papers on Management archived at the Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University.

The Kenneth Hopper Papers on Management include original correspondence, manuals, memoirs and other documents related to the Civil Communications Section (CCS) under General MacArthur’s command in Tokyo after World War II.

“CCS Management Course,” Nikkei Industrial Daily, April 24, 1989, 5 pages, (trans).
Inoue, Bunzaemon. “My Thoughts on Education within the Company,” Nippon Sangyo Kunren Kyokai, based on lecture delivered December 16, 1983, 11 pages.
Inoue, Bunzaemon. “Foundation of Japanese Style Management,” Sumitomo Electric Industries and Sumitomo Rubber Industries, May 30, 1984, 29 pages.
Karatsu, Hajime. “Quality Control — The Japanese Approach,” speech delivered at a seminar under the auspices of Electronic Industries Association of Japan, Washington, D.C., March 25, 1980, pp. 12-16.
Karatsu, Hajime. “Quality Control, QC Circle and Productivity,” Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., March 1984, 17 pages.
Kobayashi, Koji. “Quality Management at NEC Corporation,” Quality Progress, April 1986, pp. 18-23 (selected passages highlighted).
Nakajima, T. “Management perspectives: Looking Back, and Looking Forward,” lecture material, Japan Management Association, 14 pages, (annotated by HMS).
Nakaoka, Tetsuro. Production Management in Japan Before the Period of High Economic Growth,” (excerpt), Essays on Science: Felicitation Volume in Honour of Dr. Joseph Needham, Hakim Mohammed Said, editor (Nazimabad, Karachi, Pakistan: Hamard Foundation Pakistan, n.d.), pp. 154-180.
Nonaka, Izumi. The History of the Quality Circle,” Quality Progress, September 1993, pp. 81-83.

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