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Heritage culture and business, Kyoto style: craftsmanship in the creative economy

By: Yuzo, Murayama.
Contributor(s): Carpenter, Juliet Winters [Translator].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Japan library. Publisher: Tokyo Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC) 2019Description: 159 p.: col. ill. Includes bibliographical references.ISBN: 9784866580586.Subject(s): Corporations | Economic history | Business enterprises | Corporations | JapanDDC classification: 335.2162 Summary: Kyoto, where world-class high-tech industries exist alongside heritage industries. Achieving highly competitive strength by keeping a step ahead of the global standard while maintaining the spirit of harmony that distinguishes Japanese style management. What is the essence of this style of management? How has Kyoto’s living traditional culture as a part of daily life been preserved? A thorough study of various unique approaches, based on interviews with managers and craftspeople, Murayama’s work covers everything from distinct management styles aimed at increasing workforce motivation to the development of capabilities that yield products with high cultural value, and innovation for the sake of business continuity. This book is packed with valuable hints for the future management of not only Japanese firms but also businesses worldwide. https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/df6573ee61e7fc91a08eb96193f3e8fd7d8dd04d.html
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Slot 792 (0 Floor, East Wing) Non-fiction 335.2162 Y8H3 (Browse shelf) Available 201975

Originally published in Japanese under the title Kyotogata bijinesu: dokuso to keizoku no keieijutsu by NHK Publishing, Inc. in 2008

Table of content

The culture of craftsmanship at the heart of Kyoto business
Combining tradition and technology
Creating new value from cultural capital
Keeping cultural businesses in business
Culture meets culture
Kyoto culture goes global
The creative economy of Kyoto: implications

Kyoto, where world-class high-tech industries exist alongside heritage industries. Achieving highly competitive strength by keeping a step ahead of the global standard while maintaining the spirit of harmony that distinguishes Japanese style management. What is the essence of this style of management? How has Kyoto’s living traditional culture as a part of daily life been preserved? A thorough study of various unique approaches, based on interviews with managers and craftspeople, Murayama’s work covers everything from distinct management styles aimed at increasing workforce motivation to the development of capabilities that yield products with high cultural value, and innovation for the sake of business continuity. This book is packed with valuable hints for the future management of not only Japanese firms but also businesses worldwide.

https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/df6573ee61e7fc91a08eb96193f3e8fd7d8dd04d.html

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