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Global class Japanese SMEs

By: Kurosaki, Makoto.
Contributor(s): Greenberg, Larry [Translator].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Japan library. Publisher: Tokyo Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC) 2017Description: 169 p.: ill. Includes references.ISBN: 9784916055811.Subject(s): Japan | Small - Medium - Business | Small - Medium - EnterprisesDDC classification: 338.6420952 Summary: 30 years have passed since Japan emerged on the global stage as the second-largest economy quickly moving upwards. More than 20 years have passed since the bubble burst, wiping away inflated dreams of Japan as Number One. The Cold War has ended and China has overtaken Japan as Number Two. The digital revolution has come and IOT is changing everything. And yet Japan remains near the top as the third richest economy in the world despite the fallout from the scandals and disappointing performance from some of Japan's former giants. How can this be? What is the true source of strength of the Japanese economy? Who are the real little giants who continue to sustain Japan? Read about 24 amazing Japanese SMEs that have left footprints way beyond their corporate size. https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/businessandeconomics/001816.html
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Slot 929 (0 Floor, East Wing) Non-fiction 338.6420952 K8G5 (Browse shelf) Available 201986

Originally published in the Japanese language as Sekai ni kantaru chusho kigyo by Kodansha Ltd. in 2015

Table of content

World leaders employing traditional technologies: five companies: "we're not trying to be Toyota"
Specialization is the key to success: a look at five companies: "we won't go as far as discounting prices just to make a sale"
Four companies taking on the world with highly-advanced technologies: undaunted by domestic harassment
Controlling niche markets inaccessible to big firms: six companies: "no need for an administrative department"
Winning with "business category changes" that capitalize on expertise: four companies, including one that "will not move the operational core to China."

30 years have passed since Japan emerged on the global stage as the second-largest economy quickly moving upwards. More than 20 years have passed since the bubble burst, wiping away inflated dreams of Japan as Number One. The Cold War has ended and China has overtaken Japan as Number Two. The digital revolution has come and IOT is changing everything. And yet Japan remains near the top as the third richest economy in the world despite the fallout from the scandals and disappointing performance from some of Japan's former giants. How can this be? What is the true source of strength of the Japanese economy? Who are the real little giants who continue to sustain Japan? Read about 24 amazing Japanese SMEs that have left footprints way beyond their corporate size.

https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/businessandeconomics/001816.html

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