Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

by Goto Odagiri, Hiroyuki Odagiri, Akira Goto
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198288026

ISBN-13: 9780198288022

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This study of Japan's industrial development focuses on the role of entrepreneurship first in adopting more advanced Western technology and then in innovating new technologies and developing human resources according to its changing organizational needs. Unlike previous studies, it covers the whole of the period since the Meiji restoration.  See more details below

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This study of Japan's industrial development focuses on the role of entrepreneurship first in adopting more advanced Western technology and then in innovating new technologies and developing human resources according to its changing organizational needs. Unlike previous studies, it covers the whole of the period since the Meiji restoration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198288022
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Japan Business and Economics Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.84(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2Economic and Technological Change from the Meiji Restoration to World War II17
3The Post-War Technological Progress and Government Policies35
4The Evolution of a Management System from the Tokugawa Era to World War II64
5Management in Post-War Japan and Today88
6Textiles109
7Iron and Steel135
8Electrical and Communications Equipment155
9Automobiles179
10Shipbuilding and Aircraft204
11Pharmaceuticals235
12What Can We Learn from the Past?250
Notes270
AppA Brief Chronology of Japan's History277
Bibliography280
Index of Names295
Index of Subjects306

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