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  1. Valuing Intellectual Property in Japan, Britain and the United States

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    As over half the assets of many major companies are now intangible assets, there is an increasing need to assess more accurately the value of intellectual property (IP) from a wider interdisciplinary perspective. Re-evaluating risk and understanding the true value of intellectual property is a...

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Business-Government Relations in Prewar Japan

    By Peter von Staden

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    For the business and government relationship in Japan, the pre-war period was an era of considerable change. Framed by Japan’s nation-building efforts, the relationship adapted and evolved with the often fluid economic and political circumstances. As both business and government had vested...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna

    By Kate Barclay

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Outsourcing and Human Resource Management

    An International Survey

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Outsourcing is an increasingly popular strategy deployed by a variety of institutions, including banks, multinational companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The book assesses the problems and solutions for those attempting to outsource through an analysis of human resource...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century

    An Inside Overview of Current Fundamental Changes and Problems

    Edited by Rien T. Segers

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Many people in the West portray Japan as being fixed in its ways, and unable to change, and consequently risking national decline and international loss of prestige. However, in fact, Japan is at present in a significant transition period, comparable to the Meiji Restoration of 1868 or the period...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Industrial Innovation in Japan

    Edited by Takuji Hara, Norio Kambayashi, Noboru Matsushima

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    In this new book, Hara, Kambayashi and Matsushima gather together a collection of case studies of innovation in various industries in modern Japan, including automobile, electronics, semiconductor, component, chemical, pharmaceutical and service industries. Unlike other books in this area,...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Business Innovation in Asia

    Knowledge and Technology Networks from Japan

    By Dennis McNamara

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Industrial competition with rising economies, new regional investment from the West, and trade pacts among competitors threaten Japan’s long postwar prominence. Global market dynamics and regional competition prompted the shift from offshore factories to local networks in the last decade. Similar...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Changes in Japanese Employment Practices

    Beyond the Japanese Model

    By Arjan Keizer

    Series: Routledge International Business in Asia

    Japan’s employment practices were long considered a cornerstone to its economic success. However, the reversal in economic performance during the 1990s altered the positive perception and inspired major adaptations like the rise in performance-related pay (‘seikashugi’) and non-regular employment....

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan

    Edited by Ralf Bebenroth, Toshihiro Kanai

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Human resource management systems differ across corporations around the world. Japan has unique characteristics that create specific challenges for HRM and there is currently a lack of research focusing on Japanese HR issues available to westerners. This book examines the major challenges and...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry

    Its Evolution and Current Challenges

    By Maki Umemura

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book explores why Japan, despite being a world leader in many high technology industries such as automobiles and consumer electronics, is only a minor player in the global pharmaceutical industry. Japan provides a huge market for pharmaceuticals as the second largest consumer of prescription...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge