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Invasion of the Salarymen: The Japanese Business Presence in America

Invasion of the Salarymen: The Japanese Business Presence in America

by Jeremiah J. Sullivan


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ISBN-13: 9780275944049
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/28/1992
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.81(w) x 9.66(h) x 1.52(d)
Lexile: 1240L (what's this?)

About the Author

JEREMIAH J. SULLIVAN is Professor of International Business at the University of Washington Graduate School of Business. He is the author of Pacific Basin Enterprise and the Changing Law of the Sea and Foreign Investment in the U.S. Fishing Industry. His scholarly articles have appeared in the Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Business Horizons, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and many others. Professor Sullivan is a member of the Association of Japanese Business Studies, Academy of International Business, International House of Japan, and the Academy of Management.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Shall It Be War?

The Invasion

Why Are They Here?

How Are They Doing?

Japan Bashers Versus the Chrysanthemum Club

Japanese and American Ideologies

"Those Who Depart Are Forgotten, Day by Day"

Competitors, Reluctants, and Knowledge Seekers

Japanese Management Philosophies: The Brainless and the Brilliant

What is Profit?

Lifetime Employment and Managerial Power

Japanese and Americans Don't Trust Each Other

Matching the Right American with the Right Japanese

Talking is Not Down Time

Decision Making as An End in Itself

The Rule of Personnel

Manufacturing Management

Autos, Where Something Has to Give

Problems in the Office

Trouble at the Bank

Weakness on Wall Street

Marketing and Negotiating

Good Citizenship

Business Changes, But Do Japanese Managers?



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