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  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management

    1st Edition

    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, 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

  • Narrative Management in Corporate Japan

    Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform, 1st Edition

    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
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Japanese Contract and Anti-Trust Law

    A Sociological and Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • An Emerging Non-Regular Labour Force in Japan

    The Dignity of Dispatched Workers, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan: The Basics

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Japan's 'Lost Decade'

    Causes, Legacies and Issues of Transformative Change, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Japan in the Age of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carin Holroyd, Ken Coates

    The multiple and diverse forces of globalization have, indeed, affected Japan significantly over the past decades. But so, it must be said, has Japan influenced a variety of critical global developments - globalization is not a one-way street, particularly for a nation as economically influential…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    This book provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary compendium written by a number of leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Chapters reflect the standards of rigorous scholarly work, but also exceed them in their accessibility of language and engagement with…

    Paperback – 2013-12-02
    Routledge

  • Innovation and Business Partnering in Japan, Europe and the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    Innovation studies and partnering/collaborative alliances are rapidly growing areas of interest. Originally combining the two areas, this book examines the role of business partnering as a pathway to innovation for small and medium enterprises – SMEs. This text outlines global and regional trends,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

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