The Resilience of Corporate Japan

The Resilience of Corporate Japan

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This book examines how Japanese industry has adapted and revitalized itself during and after the long post-Bubble recession of 1991-94. Through their combination of economic overviews, industry studies and workplace observations, the authors provide a depth of information both on the competitive challenges and employee conditions of Japanese companies. The current performance of Japanese industry is compared with the revived American dynamism, ending up in a critical question: What is the future for European industry ?According to managers at its overseas planning department in Osaka, interviewed in October 1993, the Japanese feel they are welcome ... The low-cost sites are using more manual labour for handling operations, and other simple tasks, but critical operations are done automatically in all plants. ... In three years Japana#39;s production of consumer electronic equipment declined by more than 40 %, from 4, 700anbsp;...

Title:The Resilience of Corporate Japan
Author:Christian Berggren, Masami Nomura
Publisher:SAGE - 1997


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