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Beyond Beijing: The Course of Women’s Struggle for Equal Opportunity in Japan
(IC² Institute, 1997-02)
Discusses the opportunity for change in Japan towards a more gender-equitable system. Describes the role of women in Japan’s industrialization and development of its peculiar management system. Discusses the legal, corporate ...
How Visual Images Help Run Japanese Factories
(IC² Institute, 1997-01)
Discusses management and technical staff’s extensive use of visual images in the control system of Japanese factories to structure information so that everyone may understand the plan, execute it, identify errors and solve ...
Japan’s Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Initiative and the Politics of International Technology Collaboration
(IC² Institute, 1997-04)
Discusses Japan’s Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS) initiative, an international research program in manufacturing technology with the goal of developing a next-generation production system to maximize efficiency ...
Setting the Stage: Government-Industry Creation of the Japanese Fax Industry
(IC² Institute, 1997-03)
Discusses the significance of the Japanese government’s role in the development of fax technology as a good model of how governments can influence the agents shaping technology. Describes how the Japanese government’s push ...
Japanese Style Networks and Innovations in High-Technology Firms in Texas
(IC² Institute, 1997-11)
Discusses U.S.-Japanese competitiveness and how it might affect policy and the high-technology industry. Describes Japanese knowledge and spatial networks with a focus on their contribution to innovations. Discusses ...