Management Education in Japan

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Chandos, 2008 - Business & Economics - 106 pages
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The changing nature of education and training systems in Japanese firms is reviewed with focus on developments of management education in Japanese universities. Based on a contextual model, this book examines whether the MBA education system in the Japanese business schools is useful for human resource development in Japanese firms and discusses the importance of developments of Japanese-specific methods of management education.

  • New research topics: few studies focussing on Japanese management education
  • Systematic and critical review of the up-to-date literature on management education
  • Empirical evidence: interview data collected both from HR directors/managers and from employees who belongs to an MBA course

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Contents

What do Japanese companies look for in MBA holders?
31
Why do Japanese business people go to business
55
Japanese style of management education
85
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Professor Norio Kambayashi has Doctoral degrees from the University of Warwick, UK and from Kobe University, Japan. Professor Kambayashi specialise in human resource management and research in human resource developments. Professor Kambayashi has published books and articles widely both in Japanese and in English.

Professor Masaya Morita has a Doctoral degree from Kobe University. Professor Morita specialise in human resource management and research in human resource developments. Professor Morita has published books and articles widely both in Japanese and in English.

Professor Yoko Okabe has a Doctoral degree from Osaka University. Professor Okabe specialise in human resource management and research in human resource developments. Professor Okabe has published books and articles widely both in Japanese and in English.