This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the 1950s to the 1970s, providing a valuable contribution to the debate on 'Americanization' from a historical and comparative perspective. Individual contributions provide an in-depth analysis of the adoption and modification of management and technological issues from the US in West Germany and Japan at the micro-economic level.
'The three editors of this volume … [contribute] … extensively to the debate, utilizing their extensive research experience to illuminate the issues effectively and imaginatively.' - Economic History Society
'A highly useful collection of essays that have undoubtedly extended our understanding of an issue that will continue to generte debate among academics, managers, and policy-makers.' - Economic History Society