Saying yes to Japanese investment

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Prentice Hall, Aug 1, 1992 - Business & Economics - 276 pages
Despite alarmist sentiment, the reality is that American companies and individuals are benefiting enormously from Japanese investment in the United States.
And now you too can get a piece of the $83.4 billion the Japanese have invested in America. It's all here in this practical "how-to" guide that shows corporations how to attract Japanese investors and shows individuals how to benefit personally from the growing presence of Japanese business and investment in this country.
Written by Simon Partner - an international management consultant and research fellow at Columbia University - this resource provides you with the same growth-stimulating tactics practiced by enterprising firms across the country.
For easy reference, Saying Yes to Japanese Investment is organized into 9 enlightening chapters, each focusing on successful wealth-building techniques, proven in practice. Among the topics covered are:
Why Here? - shows how to take advantage of 7 key factors motivating Japanese investment, including a wealth of tips and insights on presenting your company in its most attractive light.
Talking Turkey, Talking Sushi - helps you speak to the Japanese culture and purse-strings, even if you don't speak the Japanese language.
Capital Concepts - offers practical steps you can take to develop beneficial links with Japanese sources of capital.
Working for Japan, Inc. - addresses the personal opportunities now afforded to American businespeople by Japanese employers.
Selling to the Japanese - reviews the types of services the Japanese typically request from American providers, and offers guidelines and rules-of-thumb for winning Japanese patronage.
This comprehensive guide also includes a section called, "Menus and Sources," which provides you with tables listing the names and addresses of the top 50 Japanese investors in the United States...the largest Japanese companies by industry...U.S. investment banks with Japanese practices...Japan Export Trade Organization Offices (JETRO)...and U.S. subsidiaries of major Japanese trading companies.
Loaded with valuable and instructive examples, this all-inclusive guide shows you how American business owners have cashed in on Japanese involvement in the United States... and how you can take full advantage of Japanese investment, without selling America short.

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About the author (1992)

Simon Partner is Associate Professor of Japanese History at Duke University. He is the author of "Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer "(California, 1999).