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New and Published Books

  1. Japan in the Age of Globalization

    Edited by Carin Holroyd, Ken Coates

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The multiple and diverse forces of globalization have, indeed, affected Japan significantly over the past decades. But so, it must be said, has Japan influenced a variety of critical global developments - globalization is not a one-way street, particularly for a nation as economically influential...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    This book provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary compendium written by a number of leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Chapters reflect the standards of rigorous scholarly work, but also exceed them in their accessibility of language and engagement with...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Innovation and Business Partnering in Japan, Europe and the United States

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Innovation studies and partnering/collaborative alliances are rapidly growing areas of interest. Originally combining the two areas, this book examines the role of business partnering as a pathway to innovation for small and medium enterprises – SMEs. This text outlines global and regional trends,...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Re-reading the Salaryman in Japan

    Crafting Masculinities

    By Romit Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    In Japan, the figure of the suited, white-collar office worker or business executive ‘salaryman’ (or, sarariiman), came to be associated with Japan’s economic transformation following World War Two. The ubiquitous salaryman came to signify both Japanese masculinity, and Japanese corporate culture,...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Institutional Diversity and Innovation

    Continuing and Emerging Patterns in Japan and China

    By Cornelia Storz, Sebastian Schäfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The concept of "innovation systems" has gained considerable attention from scholars and politicians alike. The concept promises not only to serve as a tool to explain sustained economic development, but also to provide policy-makers with scientifically grounded policy options to advance the growth...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Multinationals and Cross-Cultural Management

    The Transfer of Knowledge within Multinational Corporations

    By Parissa Haghirian

    Series: Routledge International Business in Asia

    Globalisation makes our world appear smaller: it is easier to connect, communicate and do business with people all over the world. But cultural differences remain and challenge globalized knowledge communication and transfer. This book examines cross-cultural management within multinational...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Broadband Economics

    Lessons from Japan

    By Takanori Ida

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Japan's high-speed Internet access services such as ADSL, CATV Internet and FTTH are considered the cheapest and fastest state-of-the-art services drawing international attention. In this book the author introduces the current status of broadband services in Japan and their recent development...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Miraculous Growth and Stagnation in Post-War Japan

    Edited by Koichi Hamada, Keijiro Otsuka, Gustav Ranis, Ken Togo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This volume examines different aspects of the Japanese experience in a comparative context. There is much here of relevance to contemporary developing countries anxious to initiate the experience of miraculous growth and anxious to avoid the subsequent stagnation. Such issues of the role of...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Japanese Multinationals in China

    Edited by Sierk A. Horn, Adam R. Cross

    China is poised to gain global importance as a growth engine for the world economy on a par with Europe and the USA. Japanese multinational enterprises are increasingly active in relocating to China their R&D and capital- and knowledge-intensive production for both export-platform and target...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Japan's 'Lost Decade'

    Causes, Legacies and Issues of Transformative Change

    Edited by W. Miles Fletcher III, Peter W. von Staden

    Understanding the 'lost decade' of the 1990s is central to explaining Japan today. Following a period of record high growth, the chronic downturn after 1990 raised fundamental questions about the course of the world's third largest economy. This crisis also presented Japan with the opportunity for...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge