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Author Inagami, Takeshi, 1944-

Title The new community firm : employment, governance and management reform in Japan / T. Inagami and D. Hugh Whittaker
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 282 pages) : illustrations
Contents Company as Community -- The Classic Model: Benchmark for Change -- Change and Continuity -- Company Professionals and Creative Work -- Corporate Governance and Managers' Ideologies -- Consolidated Management and Quasi Internal Labour Markets -- Summing Up -- Hitachi: A Dancing Giant -- A Victim of its Own Success? -- Organization Reform -- Recasting the Employment Relationship -- The Impact on Industrial Relations -- Evaluation -- New Model in the Making? -- Appendix: Changes in Job Tenure
Summary Following the troubled 1990s, Whittaker and Inagami explore the changes in employment practices, corporate governance and management priorities, drawing on rich original data and providing in-depth analysis of Hitachi, a leading electric company and enterprise group. Ideal reading for readers looking for fresh perspectives on the future of Japanese business
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-273) and index
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Subject Industrial management -- Japan -- Case studies.
Industrial management -- Japan.
Organizational change -- Japan -- Case studies.
Organizational change -- Japan.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Whittaker, D. H. (D. Hugh)
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