Recovering from success: innovation and technology management in Japan
How did Japan fall from challenger to US hegemonic leadership in the high tech industries in the 1980s, to stumbling giant by the turn of the century? This book examines the challenges faced by Japanese companies through emulation by foreign competitors, and the emergence of new competitive models linked to open innovation and modular production.
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