Issue No.05 - September/October (1987 vol.4)
K. Kishida , Software Research Associates, Inc.
A survey of the state of SQA in Japan finds that the situation is much like, but slightly different than, that in the US.
K. Kishida, K. Torii, Y. Urano, "Quality-Assurance Technology in Japan", IEEE Software, vol.4, no. 5, pp. 11-18, September/October 1987, doi:10.1109/MS.1987.231411