The research was carried out as follows :
Review of research plan July 1,94-July 30,94
Questionnaire design Sept.1,94-Sept.30,94
Translation of the questionnaire Oct.5,94-Oct.20,94
Print of the questionnaire Oct.20,94-Oct.30,94
Preparing Mailing list Oct.10,94-Oct.20,94
Mailing Questionnaire Nov.4,94-Nov.8,94
Data Entry Dec.20,94-Dec.28,94
Data Analysis Jan.10,95-Feb.15,95
Report writing Feb.25,95-March 10,95
Although the research is not complete in the details because of short of time, the general characteristics in manufacturing of Japan and Korea is clarified. In general, Korea is much behind of Japan in Manufacturing. Korea intends to diversify the products variety, but is confronting some troubles because of low skill in manufacturing. On the other hand, Japan is excellent in manufacturing skill, but shows not good performance in production lead time, that will become more important in the competitive environment.
The research should be continued to the in-depth analysis.