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Analogue to digital" was behind the decline of Japanese e-firms. Furthermore, the drastic change from "closed to open" in the value chain combining R&D, design, production, sales and support, etc. also contributed to their downfall. indb 29 01/06/12 9:53 AM 30 skills like artisans and the technical know-how of integration could deliver their excellent products into market. But the spread of digital technology which enabled any company to develop the excellent products by purchasing micro-processors and writing code, accelerated the decline of Japanese e-firms..

Now Japanese e-firms are left behind by the very competitors whom they once outstripped and are copied/stolen by Apple. They are just the pathetic followers of the open-modular concept. It is not enough for Japanese e-firms to look back to the past. They have to go back to the future. indb 32 01/06/12 9:53 AM 33 strong rivals except for product-centric management skills. These capabilities are reflect "Value", "System" and "Culture". 1 Capability on Value The first capability which Japanese e-firms have to have is to redefine the value proposition.

Regarding automobile with "closed-integral" architecture, Japanese companies, Toyota and Honda et al still maintain competitive advantages. Heading 1 3 NEW MOVEMENT IN DIGITAL In computer and consumer electronics the transformations from analogue to digital, integral to modular, and closed to open, have been observed. Even in the automotive industry a change from closed-integral to open-modular by the entry of electric cars, which implement the motor and battery in spite of the internalcombustion engine, is expected.

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