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  • Japanese Management

    International perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 the cultural meanings of family, corporation, market and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry

    Its Evolution and Current Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Maki Umemura

    This book explores why Japan, despite being a world leader in many high technology industries such as automobiles and consumer electronics, is only a minor player in the global pharmaceutical industry. Japan provides a huge market for pharmaceuticals as the second largest consumer of prescription…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Multinational Companies from Japan

    Capabilities, Competitiveness, and Challenges, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Organisational Dynamics of University Reform in Japan

    International Inside Out, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Breaden

    For several decades internationalisation has been a cornerstone of both Japanese government higher education policy and approaches to reform at an institutional level, but Japan has still not managed to lose its reputation as a somewhat reclusive member of the global academic community. Consensus…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Corporate Finance and Governance in Stakeholder Society

    Beyond shareholder capitalism, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Empire of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Career Women in Contemporary Japan

    Pursuing Identities, Fashioning Lives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Intellectual Property and the New Global Japanese Economy

    1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle

    Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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