The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation
In this brilliantly authoritative book, Karel van Wolferen unravels the confusions and misperceptions the West has about Japan and can no longer afford to maintain.
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To keep over half of a company ' s shares in such cross - holding deals
eliminates the possibility of take - overs by ... One of the functions of these
meetings is to discuss joint investments and the creation of new sister companies
in new ...
Most companies give special consideration to the recently married salaryman . ...
some two years of marriage , the husband is expected to settle down to the
serious business of devoting most of his energy , time and attention to his
As subcontractors these small companies – which make parts , or assemble
finished products for distribution by the famous firms - provide cheap labour , and
in times of economic downturn absorb much of the shock . When the yen almost ...
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While the author seems biased by his own negative experiences as a foreigner trying to work in Japanese media, his severe critique of the weakness of Japanese leadership has been confirmed by events to a considerable degree. Read full review
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If you want to understand Japan and the Japanese this book is a must read Read full review