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Innovation and entrepreneurship in Japan [electronic resource] : politics, organizations, and high technology firms / Kathryn Ibata-Arens.

Author/Creator:
Ibata-Arens, Kathryn C.
Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (269 p.)
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Subjects:
Technological innovations -- Japan.
High technology industries -- Japan.
Entrepreneurship -- Japan.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This new perspective on Japanese economic history explores the struggles of entrepreneurs and civic-minded local leaders in fostering innovative activity. Through 50 case studies, Ibata-Arens explores the socio-political foundations of sound innovation and entrepreneurship policy, offering a model for further testing.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Regions and firms; 3 Innovation theory: firms, regions, and the Japanese state; 4 Japan's quest for entrepreneurialism; 5 Networks and firms; 6 The Kyoto Model; 7 Regions in comparison; 8 Conclusion; Appendix 1 Methodology; Appendix 2 Global scope of entrepreneurial activity: top fifteen countries, by number of persons involved in start-ups, 2003; Appendix 3 Management strategies of semi-Kyoto Model firms; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-241) and index.
ISBN:
1-107-15568-1
1-280-30905-9
0-511-13448-7
0-511-20184-2
0-511-13765-6
0-511-31197-4
0-511-48870-X
0-511-13548-3
OCLC:
252488563
Publisher Number:
9780521856447 (hbk.)