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22 results for Category: Business
  • How Amoeba Management Revived Japan Airlines
    Naoyuki Morita

    How Amoeba Management Revived Japan Airlines 全員で稼ぐ組織 JALを再生させた「アメーバ経営」の教科書

    This book is the first to introduce the practice of Amoeba Management, a method devised by Kyocera founder Kazuo Inamori. Its practice was the driving force that propelled Kyocera’s growth from a small suburban ceramics… … Details

  • A Long Journey: The Story of Moli Energy
    Katsuo Seki

    A Long Journey: The Story of Moli Energy 果てしなき道のり:Moli Energyの物語

    An engaging first-person account of a Japanese corporate warrior sent to unfamiliar surroundings in Canada to work on cutting-edge battery technology. In the spring of 1990, author Katsuo Seki is caught completely off guard when… … Details

  • Strategic Management in Practice: Case Studies
    Takeshi Hioki

    Strategic Management in Practice: Case Studies ケースで学ぶ経営戦略の実践

    In an era when economic conditions are in constant flux due to globalization, the ongoing IT revolution, the growth of emerging economies, and climate change, strategic management is key to outpacing the competition and sustaining… … Details

  • The Rise of the Accountant: The Nature of the Profession
    Susumu Tomooka

    The Rise of the Accountant: The Nature of the Profession 会計士の誕生:プロフェッションとは何か

    As essential as accountants are to the proper functioning of capital markets, not many outside the profession understand what, exactly, their job entails. This survey traces the role accountants have played in shaping today’s world… … Details

  • Business Zen: A CPA’s Book of Zen
    Kenji Kasakura

    Business Zen: A CPA’s Book of Zen ビジネス禅:公認会計士が書いた禅の本

    Living in today’s era of rapid change is not easy for anyone. Many find themselves searching for a spiritual anchor, and this has led to increasing interest in the teachings of Zen. With its focus… … Details

  • Are Japanese Consumers Tough?: Cultural and Contemporary Attributes and Marketing Strategies
    Toshihiko Miura

    Are Japanese Consumers Tough?: Cultural and Contemporary Attributes and Marketing Strategies 日本の消費者はなぜタフなのか:日本的・現代的特性とマーケティング対応

    Highly discriminating in taste and sensitive to quality, Japanese consumers are regarded as being “tough customers” when it comes to evaluating commercial products and services. Indeed, the success of Japanese corporations abroad is largely owed… … Details

  • Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production
    Taiichi Ohno

    Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production トヨタ生産方式―脱規模の経済をめざして

    How was the "Toyota Production System" (TPS) born, and what were the stages of its development? In this book, the man considered the father of TPS offers his firsthand commentary on the origins and refinement… … Details

  • Create the Future with Words: One-Phrase Strategy
    Takahiro Hosoda

    Create the Future with Words: One-Phrase Strategy 未来は言葉でつくられる―突破する1行の戦略

    "We choose to go to the moon in this decade." (John F. Kennedy) "Put poverty in the museum." (Muhammad Yunus) "Free women's bodies." (Coco Chanel) "Global one-world classroom" (Salman Khan) "The happiest place on earth"… … Details

  • Risk Management of Global Corporations
    Jinichi Takano

    Risk Management of Global Corporations グローバル企業のリスクマネジメント―財務情報の利害調整及び情報提供機能の強化に関する考察

    In order to succeed in the global marketplace, a corporation must put in place a system of risk management that fully accounts for environmental factors that can lead to losses. The present volume examines how… … Details

  • Competitive Strategy as a Narrative Story
    Ken Kusunoki

    Competitive Strategy as a Narrative Story ストーリーとしての競争戦略―優れた戦略の条件

    Corporate strategies that gain and maintain a competitive advantage and bring sustained business growth are built on "narrative stories" that have a certain flow and movement to them. In creating those narratives, the most important… … Details

  • Economics for the Young

    Economics for the Young 教養としての経済学:生き抜く力を培うために

    This collection of "essays on economics that are fun to read" was written and compiled by 32 faculty members in the Department of Economics at Hitotsubashi University. Many people regard economics as an amorphous discipline… … Details

  • Become a Fantastic English Speaker in Just One Week
    Yoshihisa Nishimura

    Become a Fantastic English Speaker in Just One Week 英語が1週間でいとも簡単に話せるようになる本

    This textbook of English conversation has sold over 100,000 copies in Japan. Not all that crazy about English, but still want to be good enough to communicate at least a little in a language besides… … Details

  • How to Create New Markets—Principles of Management for Tomorrow
    Hidemichi Miyake

    How to Create New Markets—Principles of Management for Tomorrow 新しい市場のつくりかた――明日のための「余談の多い」経営学

    In a state of exhaustion from repeated rounds of competitive price-cutting and the relentless technology and specifications race, Japanese industry has lost its way. In order to break out of its funk, it must find new fields… … Details

  • Problem-Solving Skills for the Effective Worker
    Motoaki Kurumazuka

    Problem-Solving Skills for the Effective Worker 仕事ができる人の問題解決力

    The two qualities most demanded of businesspeople today are passion and problem-solving skills, and this is the perfect book for acquiring them. In a crowded field of titles dedicated to problem solving and thinking logically,… … Details

  • The Unicode Wars
    Tatsuo Kobayashi

    The Unicode Wars ユニコード戦記

    Written by a frontline participant, this no-holds-barred account of the process by which Asian character encodings were incorporated into Unicode is based on meeting minutes and other real-time documents—a chronological record of the battles waged… … Details

  • A Primer for Putting the Blue Ocean Strategy into Practice
    Tetsuya Abe

    A Primer for Putting the Blue Ocean Strategy into Practice ブルー・オーシャン戦略実践入門

    The "blue ocean strategy" is a business management tactic for creating demand in an uncontested, undeveloped marketplace. The concept was popularized by the 2005 bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy, coauthored by professors W. Chan Kim and… … Details

  • Rules of Work: Those Pesky Basics Are the Hardest
    Naota Hamaguchi

    Rules of Work: Those Pesky Basics Are the Hardest あたりまえだけどなかなかできない仕事のルール

    This best-selling book lists 101 basic rules for the young businessperson—"Speak concisely and to the point"; "Neatness first"; "Hone your telephone skills"—focusing especially on crucial habits of professionalism that most people are perfectly well aware… … Details

  • The CFOs Behind World Innovations
    Arihito Yamada

    The CFOs Behind World Innovations 世界のビジネスを変えた最強の経営参謀

    Look at any fast-charging corporation in the international business world today and you will almost invariably see the hand of an extremely capable CFO at work. Such is the premise of author Arihito Yamada, who… … Details

  • The Name Says It All
    Asako Iida

    The Name Says It All ネーミングがモノを言う

    The name "Tokyo Skytree" wasn't even in the top 20 among the original candidates? . . . The structure might have wound up being dubbed Oedo Tawaa ("Great Edo Tower") or Yumemi Yagura ("Dream Tower")?… … Details

  • Marketing Management
    Takeshi Hioki

    Marketing Management 全社で勝ち残る マーケティング・マネジメント

    In an era when products do not fly off the shelves as they once did, the onus of successful marketing has necessarily moved from the specialized dominion of sales and research divisions to all levels of manufacture.… … Details