Small Firms in the Japanese Economy

Small Firms in the Japanese Economy

by D. H. Whittaker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521664714
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Small firms and Japan's small firm 'problem'; 3. Industrial districts; 4. Small firms and industrial districts: Ota Ward; 5. Interfirm relations 1: 'vertical'; 6. Interfirm relations 2: 'horizontal'; 7. Founders, entrepreneurship and innovation; 8. Employment, skills and technology; 9. Policy and politics; 10. A comparative view: small factories in Birmingham; 11. Sunrise or sunset for Japan's small firms?; Index.

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