Om Japanese Management
This publication is an essential guide to the current state of Japanese management. It combines comprehensive description with thorough theoretical analyses of the latest trends in Japanese management. The book features contributions from many of the most outstanding authors in the field of Japanese management from America, Asia, Australia and Europe, including James Abegglen, Robert Ballon, Schon Beechler, Ronald Dore and Yoshiya Teramoto.This book covers the key aspects of a management model - corporate strategy, organizational culture, globalization, innovation management, organizational learning and knowledge management, corporate governance, corporate finance, human resource management, and production management, for example. All the contributions explicitly discuss the issue at the very heart of the most important and controversial debate on Japanese management: how much must Japanese management change in order to become more competitive again, and how much can it continue to rely on its traditional strengths?This is an indispensable text for both teachers and students of Japanese management, as well as for international executives with an interest in the management of the companies of the world's second most powerful economy.