By Susumu Watanabe
Combining firm surveys in Brazil, India, Korea, Mexico, Malaysia and Singapore with nationwide and foreign info together with these from China and significant equipment exporting international locations, this ebook establishes the foreign development of diffusion of microelectronic business technologies.
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9). Another point to be noted is that although the numbers of engineers and technicians are usually increasing, their proportions in the total workforce are still negligible. Skill Requirements and Training Sample firms frequently referred to the skill-saving effect of the new technology. One firm reported that while their workers on conventional lathes needed several years' experience to become fully skilled operators, NC lathe operators became equally qualified in six to nine months. As for the qualification of an NCMT operator, our interviewees stressed the need for abstract thinking capacity, general knowledge of machining processes and a sense of responsibility.
This is partly due to the very modest extent of diffusion of the new technology, and more importantly, to the current mode of its applications. The FA technology is used by two kinds of firms. The first group uses it either in launching an entirely new enterprise or in adding a new production line, usually for import substitution. In these cases, there is no question of labour displacement. The second group introduces it as part of rationalisation efforts regarding existing production facilities.
It also deserves special mention that reductions in material wastage, product defects and inventory are often considered to be more important than labour cost savings. Probably this is partly due to the extremely low US dollar price of Mexican labour. The labour displacement effect of the new technology appears to have been insignificant. If any, it is overshadowed by the depression of domestic demand. This is partly due to the very modest extent of diffusion of the new technology, and more importantly, to the current mode of its applications.