1st Edition

Region and Strategy in Britain and Japan
Business in Lancashire and Kansai 1890-1990

ISBN 9781138879386
Published December 1, 2014 by Routledge
352 Pages

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Book Description

Highlighting the importance of regional and national differences in industrial development, this book is a pioneering long term comparison of the two regions of Lancashire and Kansai.


`timely and significant.' - Steven Toms, Business History

`prodigious amount of research and empirical evidence' - Steven Toms

`a top quality contribution to business history.' - Steven Toms

`To the significance of theme can be added depth of analysis as a second comendable feature.' - Steven Toms

'...the case studies provide valuable resources, whether for economic historians or for strategic managers.' - Steven Toms, Business History January 2001

'...the very decision to treat region as an independent variable gives the present volume a certain methodological uniqueness...which deserves to be remembered as a truly pioneering work. One hopes that Scholars will take up the challenges implied in its results.' - Lisette Gebhardt, University of Trier, Social Science in Japan