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Understanding the Japanese

  • Clive Morton

Abstract

The West has attempted to understand the Japanese for centuries. Depending on the context, the Japanese have been seen in dismissive or racist terms as insular, little people, with no individual character, totally conformist, bent on imitating the world or even dominating it.

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Japanese Manager World Class Western Manager Lifetime Employment Japanese System 
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Notes

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    L. Austin, Saints and Samurai, Yale University Press, 1975.Google Scholar
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    P. Norbury and G. Bownes, Business in Japan, 2nd edn, Macmillan, 1980.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    D. Green, ‘Japan Adapts to Western Practices’, Financial Times, 11 December 1992.Google Scholar

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© Clive Morton 1994

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