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, M. Teramoto, K. Torii, Y. Urano, "Quality-Assurance Technology in Japan", IEEE Software, vol. 4, no. , pp. 11-18, September/October 1987, doi:10.1109/MS.1987.231411