If we ask simply whether Japanese business has changed, our answer must be an unequivocal yes and this is answered with a primary focus on technology, the traditional source of Japan's strong competitiveness. But if we ask whether Japanese firms have also changed in any substantive ways we must accept a less sanguine conclusion.By the mid-1980s, the best Japanese producers were achieving yields of 70-80 per cent, while the best US firms were in the ... The position of the industry leaders changed dramatically between 1980 and 1990, a decade during which industryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Have Japanese Firms Changed?|
|Author||:||Hiroaki Miyoshi, Yoshifumi Nakata|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2010-12-15|