Toward an Analysis of Japanese-style Management: A Psycho-cultural and Socio-historical Approach

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Japan’s exceptional economic success and the shaping of the Japanese management system are yet to be conclusively explained. Apart from a good number of “contributory influences” one crucial factor is Japanese culture, in particular the inclination of the Japanese to act collectively. However, what is still needed is a conceptional framework that describes the features shaping Japan’s culture.

In this study an attempt is made to develop a concept that enablis the essence of Japan’s cultural features as they affect and influence its economic development and management system.


Family System Japanese Management Japanese Family Japanese Culture Personnel Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationBerlin College of Business Administration and TechniqueBerlinGermany

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