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  1. Innovation in Japan

    Emerging Patterns, Enduring Myths

    Edited by Keith Jackson, Phillipe Debroux

    The Japanese economy has made a remarkable recovery from the so-called ‘Lost Decade’ of the 1990s. This said, demographic trends suggest that Japan will have to show remarkable powers of innovation if it is to continue to prosper in the global economy. For, around the turn of the last century texts...

    Published October 16th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Shinkansen

    From Bullet Train to Symbol of Modern Japan

    By Christopher Hood

    The image of the shinkansen – or ‘bullet train’ – passing Mount Fuji is one of the most renowned images of modern Japan. Yet, despite its international reputation for speed and punctuality, little is understood about what makes it work so well and what its impact is. This is a comprehensive...

    Published June 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Japanese Company in Crisis

    By Fiona Graham

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Japanese white-collar workers have been characterised by their intense loyalty and life-long commitment to their companies. This book is based on very extensive ethnographic research inside a Japanese insurance company during the period when the company was going through a major crisis which ended...

    Published February 9th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce

    By Beverley Bishop

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce contributes to the debate about the impact of globalisation upon women. It examines the effect of restructuring upon women's employment in Japan and describes the actions women are taking individually and collectively to campaign for change in their...

    Published December 14th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports

    By Yuki Allyson Honjo

    Series: Japan Library

    This is the first in-depth study of the early trial-and-error experiences of contracting between Japanese and western merchants trading in the Japanese Treaty Ports in the eighteen year period immediately following the opening of the ports in 1859. Fundamental to the equation were the inevitable...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Contract and Anti-Trust Law

    A Sociological and Comparative Study

    By Willem Visser t'Hooft

    Little has been written on Japanese contract law and anti-trust law in Western languages. This book describes the role of this law in protecting the distributor against unilateral terminations of distribution agreements. There have been significant pressures both to lower prices and restructure...

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Changing Face of Japanese Retail

    Working in a Chain Store

    By Louella Matsunaga

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book examines employment structure, working practice and recruitment strategies in Japanese retail in the 1990s through a case-study of one large chain store. Issues focused on include gender in the workplace, changing notions of corporate community and the impact of Japan's recent recession....

    Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle

    Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52

    By Bowen C. Dees

    Series: Japan Library

    There is virtually nothing - until the arrival of this study - addressing the significance of the enormous contributions in science and technology towards the realization of Japan's 'economic miracle' during the occupation period. Describes the Scientific and Technical Division of McArthur's GHQ....

    Published August 19th 1997 by Routledge