Keiretsu: inside the hidden Japanese conglomerates

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McGraw-Hill, 1994 - Business & Economics - 225 pages
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Maverick capitalist Boone Pickens has denounced them as "government-sponsored cartels." Chrysler's Lee lacocca has suggested forming "our own little keiretsu system" in the United States. But whether you regard Japan's mammoth corporate alliances as a menace to trade or a model for change, you probably don't understand how the keiretsu really operate. Here, at last, is the book that will open your eyes.

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While there is no perfect translation of the term keiretsu , this volume affords a revealing look at the great "corporate groups'' that are the heart of Japan's industrial strength. The nine chapters ... Read full review


The History of the Keiretsu
Bankers and Traders
The Ties That Bind

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