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Advanced Artifacts in Science and Economics

  • Masayuki MatsuiEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Business book series (BRIEFSBUSINESS)

Abstract

Since the Industrial Revolution and the division of labor, the wealth of nations is more and more increasing and its speed is faster. Although the smaller division of labor is better in GDP, mass production with a larger lot (quantity) is better since Fordism and the division of quantity (lot-size \( Q, 0 < Q < \infty \)) is well known to be worse in manufacturing, for the sake of the larger set-up with a penalty. Also, there are 50 years on the findings of Muda’s and Matsui’s laws since 1969 at work study. The former, Sect. 2.1, presents a short review on Muda versus efficiency study (chameleon’s criteria) on Muda’s formula, and shows the second law of Muda (4) versus efficiency (6) on balancing. Also, the variation type and production-rate type of Matsui’s equation on Matsui’s formula are together discussed toward artifacts science from factory science. In conclusion 2.1, the two formulas consisting of four Muda’s and Matsui’s laws would be the basis of factory and artifacts science in nature versus artifacts body. The latter, Sect. 2.2, presents the progressive discipline for the contradiction on modern economic growth in the lot-sizing scheme. The theory would govern over from mass production (larger \( Q \)), mid-lot (EOQ), and disparities (smaller \( Q \)), toward next to sharing equilibrium \( \left( {0 < Q < 1} \right) \). Especially, the Nash’s condition for the case of \( Q < 1 \) could be obtained by the duality of flow line versus job shop. This theoretical review would give the further wealthy development to the gap-wider society of artifacts in the future, and point out that the shared society too could be balanced on the base of the harmonic mean under industrial–financial capitalism.

Keywords

Economic growth Factory/artifacts science Muda’s formula Matsui’s equation Lot-sizing scheme Sharing/harmonic economy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Institute for EngineeringKanagawa UniversityYokohamaJapan

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