Culture and Technology in Modern Japan
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Culture and Technology in Modern Japan by Ian Inkster
Book DescriptionThe rise of Japan as an economic superpower is a remarkable episode in the history of the modern world. This book seeks to explain this phenomenal success by looking at the issues of culture and technology, and making comparison with the experience of the USA, the UK, and Europe as a whole. The relationship between culture and technology lies at the heart of the undoubted market success of Japan, and the development of high technology and the much-lauded "cultural" attributes of Japan have contributed powerfully to national success. These vital issues are examined in detail and include, for example, the relationship between company "culture" and "structure", and the overriding impact of Japanese "national" culture. National cultures in Japan and the West are compared with the consequent effect on entrepreneurial and technological progress.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781860643255
(216mm x 138mm x 24mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Japanese Industrialisation, Hardback (February 2001)» View all books by Ian Inkster
Japan's escape from colonialism and its subsequent industrialisation has taken it to the point where its economy is second only to that of the US. This comprehensive volume examines how this happened and the effect it has had in Asia and the World.
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Author Biography - Ian Inkster
Ian Inkster is Research Professor of International History at Nottingham Trent University. Fumihiko Satofuka is Professor at Sagami Women's University and currently Visiting Professor at Gothenburg University.
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