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21st Century Japanese Management
     

21st Century Japanese Management

by James C. Abegglen
 
Japan's economy and businesses are entering this century with new management systems but their values unchanged. Drawing on the author's analysis of the 1950s, financial systems, personnel management methods, role of the corporation and R&D capabilities are re-assessed to provide a comprehensive analysis of Japan's financial and industrial changes.

Overview

Japan's economy and businesses are entering this century with new management systems but their values unchanged. Drawing on the author's analysis of the 1950s, financial systems, personnel management methods, role of the corporation and R&D capabilities are re-assessed to provide a comprehensive analysis of Japan's financial and industrial changes.

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From the Publisher

'Abegglen's work is a refreshing and authoritative analysis of Japan's competitive potential in the new century.' - Richard Donkin, World Business

'Useful insights for anyone concerned with the subject.' - Long Range Planning

'...the book is a highly accessible and readable account of Japanese management,' Mari Sako, British Journal of Industrial Relations, March 2008 0007-1080

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230555402
Publisher:
Palgrave-UK-USA
Publication date:
03/13/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
595 KB

Meet the Author

JAMES C. ABEGGLEN is Chairman of Asia Advisory Services and a Director of Learning Technologies, the Nippon Fund and Nikkei Science. He serves on the advisory committees of Grove International, Summitomo, Shoji and the American Management Association. A founding partner of the Boston Consulting Group, he established the first international consultancy in Japan for BCG in 1966. He started his own firm in 1984 as he assumed a professorship at Sophia University. He has spent more than thirty years in Japan as a management consultant and academic, and is now a Japanese citizen.

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