Taking Japan Seriously: A Confucian Perspective on Leading Economic Issues

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Stanford University Press, 1987 - Business & Economics - 264 pages
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'After the many books that have appeared lately claiming to reveal the secrets of Japan's industrial success, Dore's is unique in its emphasis on the relationship between moral principles and the institutional forms industry takes....A brilliant performance.'--Winston Davis, Political Science Quarterly
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Training in industry
20
Dual economy or spectrum economy?
48
Building an incomes policy to last
68
Authority hierarchy and community
85
Longterm thinking and the shareholders role
108
Innovation entrepreneurship and the Community model
125
The road to industrial democracy
145
Goodwill and the spirit of market capitalism
169
Industrial policy
193
Meritocracy employment and citizenship
204
Home thoughts from America
226
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