Innovation in Japan (Japan Business & Economics) ハードカバー – 1997/6/19
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In this age of high technology, Japan's success in continuous improvement and innovation in key industries, ranging from steel and automobiles to electronics, has been spectacular, and the unique institutional arrangements that have supported this success have attracted wide attention. Yet, with only a few exceptions, the discussion of Japan's innovation system has tended to be anecdotal. It is the consequent need for a more solid analysis based on fact that this book fills.
The chapters in this book investigate Japan's current innovation system through empirical, mostly quantitative, research. These chapters cover a wide range of subjects, including technology importation, industrial standards, product development, R&D personnel management, overseas R&D, and higher education. In addition, detailed industry studies cover the automobile, electrical machinery, semiconductor, and steel sectors. The authors, the leading Japanese scholars on these subjects, reveal the rich and complex nature of the Japanese innovation system, and describe in detail its strengths and weaknesses.
A comprehensive history of technology and industrial development of Japan ... useful to those who are not familiar with Japanese industrial and technological development, and, among others, to those who cannot read the Japanese literature. Finally, it is worth mentioning that their English interpretation of Japanese names and facts are correct so that they can be trusted. (Business History)
A well researched and comprehensive text which will be of interest to teachers and researchers across a wide range of disciplines, including business economics, industrial management and technology policy. It would also be a worthwhile purchase for practitioners and those involved in formulating industrial strategies. (Asia Pacific Business Review)
...these essays are an important addition to the English-language literature on modern Japanese development. While they are of particular interest to readers looking for information on recent decades, many of the chapters relate to broader areas of concern. such, the individual chapters are likely to appeal to a wide audience of business historians. The publishers should be commended for bringing out another well-produced volume which brings the shcolarship of some of Japan's leading scholars to a wider audience. - Janet Hunter Business History. London School of Economics.