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Author Kodama, Mitsuru, 1957-

Title Knowledge integration dynamics : developing strategic innovation capability / Mitsuru Kodama
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 353 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgments; Preface; About the Author; Contents; Chapter 1 The Knowledge Integration Model; Chapter 2 A Theoretical Framework for Strategic Innovation Capability; Chapter 3 Strategic Innovation in Big Traditional Companies: A Case Study of Broadband Business; Chapter 4 Knowledge Integration and Innovation in the Consumer Electronics, Communications Device, and Semiconductor Fields; Chapter 5 The Strategic Innovation Capabilities of Machine Tool Manufacturers: A Case Study of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology Co., Ltd
Summary Since the 1990s, Japanese firms have sought to expand their capacity for innovation by incorporating Western management practices into their organizational culture. This combination of Japanese and Western management practices has been highly successful - Japanese firms are presently at the forefront of technological and service innovation in areas such as digital consumer electronics, mobile phone services, and the games industry. Much can be learned from the success of Japanese companies in these areas. This book presents an analysis of the business model unique to Japanese firms, emphasisin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-341) and index
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Subject Corporate culture -- Japan.
Industrial management -- Japan.
Knowledge management -- Japan.
Strategic planning -- Japan.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789814317900 (electronic bk.)
981431790X (electronic bk.)