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    DescriptionJapan has been in an economic slump for more than half a decade. Why did this once-strong economy topple? What do its troubles tell us about competing in the new global marketplace?. In Can Japan Compete? , world-renowned competition strategist Michael Porter and his colleagues explain why American assumptions about Japan have proved so inaccurate, what Japan must do to regain its strength, and what its journey can tell us about how to succeed in the new global economy. The research behind this book began in the early 1990s, at a time when Japan's economic success was overwhelmingly credited to the Japanese government and its unique management policies. Porter and his colleagues started by asking a crucial but previously overlooked question: If Japanese government policies and practices accounted for the nation's extraordinary competitiveness, then why wasn't Japan competitive in many of the industries where those policies had been prominently implemented? The authors and a team of colleagues surveyed a vast array of Japanese industries. This surprising book is the result of their work. The continuing influence of Japanese government and management strategies worldwide makes Can Japan Compete? a must read for anyone competing in the global economy.


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    Title
    Can Japan Compete?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael E. Porter, By (author) Hirotaka Takeuchi, By (author) Mariko Sakakibara
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780465059898
    ISBN 10: 0465059899
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPJ
    BIC subject category V2: KCZ
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Libri: I-BE
    Ingram Theme: CULT/JAPANS
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: POL024000, BUS069020
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    DC22: 382.0952
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 338.60480952
    DC22: 338.60480952
    LC classification: HF1601 .P67 2000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: KCZ
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    BASIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    25 October 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Michael E. Porter is the C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He is the author of a number of books on competitive strategy and international competitiveness, including the "Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors," now nearing its sixtieth printing.