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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
?This book fills an important gap in the literature on foreign direct investment and economic development. Based on an excellent review of existing theories, comparative case studies from Africa, Asia and Latin America explore diverse approaches that developing countries can use to benefit from the presence of foreign firms to improve technological... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 30.00
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... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00
Can Africa Claim the 21st Century? This was the title of a World Bank report (World Bank, 2000) issued to mark the beginning of the new millennium. The report provided an assessment of sub-Saharan Africa?s prospects for economic and social development in the twenty-first century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1988; US$ 79.95
?A general introductory text on British business history?, declared Professor Donald Coleman in an important public lecture published in 1987, ?has yet to be written?.1 This lacunae is extraordinary, given Britain?s role as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and its possession, even in the late 1980s, of the world?s sixth largest Gross... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 210.00
This book provides a unique and detailed examination of the complex processes of transformation in former state-owned enterprises in the Czech Republic. Drawing on in-depth case studies of organizational transformation, the authors adopt a social-institutionalist approach to the study of organizational change, applying it in order to develop an explanation... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 49.99
In much the same way that Japan has become the focus of contemporary American discussion about industrial restructuring, Germans in the economic reform in terms of Americanism and Fordism, seeing in the United States an intriguing vision for a revitalized economy and a new social order. During the 1920s, Germans were fascinated by American economic... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 84.99
Provides an overview of Japanese ways of managing innovation, strategy, processes, organization, culture and implementation. This book deals with aspects such as the fuzzy front-end of innovation, knowledge in product development, supplier integration, product architecture, multi-project management and intellectual property rights issues. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 145.00
Japanese management is currently considered to be in crisis. This book analyzes the degree to which the Japanese management model is changing, in order to regain its competitiveness. It brings together up-to-date research on this important topic by a number of the best known American, Asian and European scholars of Japanese management. A broad variety... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 119.99
Das Buch wendet sich einem Feld zu, das in den letzten Jahren zunehmend an Bedeutung gewonnen hat: der Familienpolitik. Dass dieser Bereich in den letzten Jahren eine nachhaltige Aufwertung in der wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen und politischen Rezeption erfahren hat, ist nicht zuletzt auf die ständige wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit den Bedingungen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 180.00
The period of economic decline during the 1990s produced a wave of studies focusing on the failure of Japanese management according to western criteria. Yet Japanese manufacturing firms have continued to hold competitive power in the world market. This book identifies the institutional specificity of Japanese Management and the reasons behind its... more...