Japanese Corporations and Asia Pacific


Completion of the course will assists students to establish a good working knowledge of Japanese business management, Japanese political economy as well as issues in the Asia Pacific. It will also assist students to develop research and presentation skills, which are required of anyone if they wish to put their analytical thinking capabilities into practice.
The student will have gained knowledge of Japanese management such as life time employment system, seniority system, enterprise unions, kaizen, knowledge of Japanese political economy such as keiretsu system, developmental state concept, industrial policy, knowledge of Japanese foreign direct investment in the Asia since 1950s until recent years and knowledge of the Asia Pacific economy and international relations in Asia.


Semester 3