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  • 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 – 2016-02-15 

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 

  • 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
    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

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japanese Contract and Anti-Trust Law

    A Sociological and Comparative Study

    By Willem Visser t'Hooft

    Little has been written on Japanese contract law and anti-trust law in Western languages. This book describes the role of this law in protecting the distributor against unilateral terminations of distribution agreements. There have been significant pressures both to lower prices and restructure…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10

  • The Empire of the East

    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.…

    Hardback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Emerging Non-Regular Labour Force in Japan

    The Dignity of Dispatched Workers

    By Huiyan Fu

    Like many industrialised nations, the current employment trend in Japan centres on diversification of the labour market with an increased use of temporary labour. Among a wide range of non-regular labour arrangements, haken are a newly legalised category of non-regular workers who are typically…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Corporate Finance and Governance in Stakeholder Society

    Beyond shareholder capitalism

    By Shinichi Hirota

    This book develops a new framework - the stakeholder model - that helps to understand corporate finance and governance in modern society, where the sources of people’s happiness have shifted from monetary to non-monetary factors. The book takes a more comprehensive approach than is typically found…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24

  • Japan: The Basics

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Japan: The Basics, is an engaging introduction to the culture, society and the global positioning of Japan. Taking a fresh look at stereotypes associated with Japan, it provides a well-rounded introduction to a constantly evolving country. It addresses such questions as: • How do we go about…

    Paperback – 2014-11-18
    The Basics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japan's 'Lost Decade'

    Causes, Legacies and Issues of Transformative Change

    Edited by W. Miles Fletcher III, Peter W. von Staden

    Understanding the 'lost decade' of the 1990s is central to explaining Japan today. Following a period of record high growth, the chronic downturn after 1990 raised fundamental questions about the course of the world's third largest economy. This crisis also presented Japan with the opportunity for…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

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