Are the Japanese Efficient?

  • Douglas Moore Kenrick


It is a misconception in the West that, in all sectors of her economy, Japan is not just efficient, but superlatively and consistently so. Her huge trade surpluses in the mid-1980s pay tribute to her excellence in manufacturing and selling, but the success of the majority may conceal the failure of many.


Exchange Rate National Debt Japanese Industry Surplus Stock Labour Productivity Level 
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© Douglas Moore Kenrick 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas Moore Kenrick
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  1. 1.Asiatic Society of JapanJapan

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