Japan: preparing for the information society

McCormick, Kevin (2003) Japan: preparing for the information society. In: Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation on Changing Higher Education in Japan, October 22 2003.

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Abstract

In the 1980s, some observers expected Japanese industry to continue its successful advance into IT using the same methods that had brought worldwide success in mass production industries. By the 1990s, critics began to argue that weaknesses in IT were intimately associated with the lost decade of economic disappointment. In this seminar, Dr McCormick focussed on how government, industry and education are responding to the challenges of the Information Society. Mr Sanders explored the training and communication issues in the Japanese firm based on his extensive experience of working in and with Japanese industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Depositing User: Kevin McCormick
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:38
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 09:53
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/27194
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