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  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Empire of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. B. Montgomery

    This book, first published in 1908, is a result of Helen Barrett Montgomery’s visits to Japan, and the way in which she experienced Japanese life and culture. This book thoroughly examines aspects such as religion, language, trade and education in Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japanese Management

    International perspectives

    By Hitoshi Iwashita

    This book provides a new understanding of the constellations of logics in Japanese management practices in Asia and the West. Through comparative ethnographic case studies in a Japanese multinational corporation (MNC), the book explores cultural meanings of ‘family’, corporation, market and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • Industrial Development, Technology Transfer, and Global Competition

    A history of the Japanese watch industry since 1850

    By Pierre-Yves Donze

    The phenomena of Japan emerging as one of the most competitive industrial nations in the twentieth century and the general shift of competitiveness to East Asia since the 1980s have been widely studied by many scholars from different fields of the social sciences. Drawing on sources from Japanese,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Career Women in Contemporary Japan

    Pursuing Identities, Fashioning Lives

    By Anne Stefanie Aronsson

    Since Japan’s economic recession began in the 1990s, the female workforce has experienced revolutionary changes as greater numbers of women have sought to establish careers. Employment trends indicate that increasingly white-collar professional women are succeeding in breaking through the "glass…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Intellectual Property and the New Global Japanese Economy

    By Ruth Taplin

    The Japanese economy is the second largest in the world and is becoming once more one of the most competitive. Despite the stagnation and deflation experienced during the 1990s, Japan has progressively become more aware of the need to be a global player, in particular under the radical…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports

    By Yuki Allyson Honjo

    This is the first in-depth study of the early trial-and-error experiences of contracting between Japanese and western merchants trading in the Japanese Treaty Ports in the eighteen year period immediately following the opening of the ports in 1859. Fundamental to the equation were the inevitable…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Japan Library

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management

    Edited by Parissa Haghirian

    The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management provides a comprehensive overview of management and business processes and practices in Japanese companies. The contributors combine theoretical findings and research results with a practical and contemporary view on how corporations and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge

  • The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle

    Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52

    By Bowen C. Dees

    There is virtually nothing - until the arrival of this study - addressing the significance of the enormous contributions in science and technology towards the realization of Japan's 'economic miracle' during the occupation period. Describes the Scientific and Technical Division of McArthur's GHQ.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Japan Library

  • Innovation in Japan

    Emerging Patterns, Enduring Myths

    Edited by Keith Jackson, Phillipe Debroux

    The Japanese economy has made a remarkable recovery from the so-called ‘Lost Decade’ of the 1990s. This said, demographic trends suggest that Japan will have to show remarkable powers of innovation if it is to continue to prosper in the global economy. For, around the turn of the last century texts…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Narrative Management in Corporate Japan

    Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform

    By Chie Yorozu

    Scandals and failures in some of the best known international Japanese-owned companies have shown that there is sometimes a considerable difference between the public and internal narratives of Japanese firms. This book explores the extent to which Japanese firms’ public claims reflect wider…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Multinational Companies from Japan

    Capabilities, Competitiveness, and Challenges

    Edited by Robert Fitzgerald, Chris Rowley

    Since the bursting of Japan’s bubble economy, from 1990 onwards, its multinational companies (MNCs) have faced new competitive challenges, and questions about the management practices on which they had built their initial success in global markets. Japanese engagement in the international economy…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge

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