Comparative Responses to Globalization

Experiences of British and Japanese Enterprises

Editors: Umemura, M., Fujioka, R. (Eds.)

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Explores how British and Japanese firms have responded to globalization from a long-term perspective. Incorporates studies from the 18th century and sheds light on the impact of the institutional setting, the influence of government and entrepreneurs, and the weight of historical contingency in conditioning firm responses to globalization.

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EUGENE K. CHOI Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Technology Management, Ritsumeikan University, Japan CARLO MORELLI Senior Lecturer in Business and Economic History, University of Dundee, Scotland MINORU SHIMAMOTO Associate Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University, Japan HIROMI SHIOJI Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan JUDY SLINN Senior, Lecturer, Department of Business and Management, Oxford Brookes University, UK ANDREW SMITH Senior Lecturer in History, Coventry University, UK JON STOBART Professor in History, University of Northampton, UK AASHISH VELKAR Lecturer in History, University of Manchester, UK

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction — Comparative Perspectives on Globalization: Historical Reflections on British and Japanese Enterprises

    Umemura, Maki

    Pages 1-22

  • An Empire of Goods? Groceries in Eighteenth-Century England

    Stobart, Jon

    Pages 23-44

  • Globalization and Voluntary Consensus Standardization in the British Wire Industry, 1880

    Velkar, Aashish

    Pages 45-70

  • The City of London, British Ethnic and National Identities, and Investment Decisions in the Anglophone New World, 1860–1914

    Smith, Andrew

    Pages 71-98

  • The Genesis of Modern Management of Technology: The Case of the Meiji Cotton Spinning Sector in Globalization, 1880s–1890s

    Choi, Eugene

    Pages 99-120

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Comparative Responses to Globalization
Book Subtitle
Experiences of British and Japanese Enterprises
Editors
  • M. Umemura
  • R. Fujioka
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26363-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137263636
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-26362-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44265-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 261
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