Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan / Edition 1

Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan / Edition 1

by Martin Fransman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198289359

ISBN-13: 9780198289357

Pub. Date: 07/29/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book contains a concise critical survey of economic theories of the firm leading into an exposition of how real firms function in the real world when knowledge cannot be complete or unambiguous. This is related to a number of computer and communications firms in Japan and the West, and to the future of Japanese technological innovation in an increasingly

Overview

This book contains a concise critical survey of economic theories of the firm leading into an exposition of how real firms function in the real world when knowledge cannot be complete or unambiguous. This is related to a number of computer and communications firms in Japan and the West, and to the future of Japanese technological innovation in an increasingly globalized world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198289357
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/29/1999
Series:
Japan Business and Economics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1510L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Visions of the Firm: A Critical Survey of Leading Approaches to the Firm
2. A Vision of the Firm and the Evolution of Japanese Computer and Communications Firms
3. AT&T, BT, and NTT: A Comparison of Vision, Strategy, Competence, Path-Dependency, and R&D
4. Visions of Corporate Organization: From the Multidivisional to the Segmented form of Organization in AT&T. IBM, and NEC
5. A Vision of the Japanese Innovation System and How It Works
6. Is National Technology Policy Obsolete in a Globalized World? The Japanese Vision
7. Vision of Future Technologies: Government, Globalization, and Universities in Japanese Biotechnology (with Shoko Tanaka)

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