How Japan Innovates: A Comparison With The U.s. In The Case Of Oxygen Steelmaking, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

How Japan Innovates

A Comparison With The U.s. In The Case Of Oxygen Steelmaking, 1st Edition

By Leonard L Lynn

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224 pages

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The speed with which the Japanese have adopted new industrial technology has been a major factor in their economic success, raising the question of how they have been able to carry out technological change so quickly and so smoothly, often outstripping their U.S. competitors. How Japan Innovates examines this question in depth by comparing t

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Preface -- Introduction -- The Bof as an Evolving Solution -- Problems and Actors, Japan -- The Early Adopters, Japan -- The Late Adopters, Japan -- Problems and Actors, North America -- The BOF in North America -- Conclusions

About the Author

Leonard H. Lynn is assistant professor in the Department of Social Science at Carnegie-Mellon University. He has conducted extensive research in Japan on the Japanese steel industry and Japanese social structure, most recently as a Fulbright Fellow and Social Science Research Council Research Fellow. His article, “Iron and Steel Industry in Japan”, is forthcoming in the Encyclopedia of Japan (Kodansha).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies