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Title Corporate governance and managerial reform in Japan / D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 305 pages) : illustrations
Contents List of Figures and Tables; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. On a Different Path? The Managerial Reshaping of Japanese Corporate Governance; 2. In the Shadow of Corporate Governance Reform: Change and Continuity in Managerial Practice at Listed Companies in Japan; 3. Takeovers and Corporate Governance: Three Years of Tensions; 4. Foreign Investors and Corporate Governance in Japan; 5. Japan's Conversion to Investor Capitalism; 6. Managers and Corporate Governance Reform in Japan: Restoring Self-Confidence or Shareholder Revolution?
Summary Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice is at a critical juncture. At the start of the decade pressures mounted for Japan to move to a shareholder-value driven, 'Anglo-American' system of corporate governance. Subsequent changes, however, may be seen as an adjustment and renewal of the post-war model of the Japanese firm. In adapting to global corporate governance standards, Japanese managers have also been reshaping them according to their own agenda of reform andrestructuring of decision-making processes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Boards of directors -- Japan.
Corporate governance -- Japan.
Corporation law -- Japan.
Corporations -- Investor relations -- Japan.
Industrial management -- Japan.
Form Electronic book
Author Deakin, S. F. (Simon F.)
Whittaker, D. H. (D. Hugh)
ISBN 0191571822 (electronic bk.)
9780191571824 (electronic bk.)