Womenʼs occupational careers in Japan.

  • 210 Pages
  • 2.90 MB
  • English

National Institute of Employment and Vocational Research , Tokyo, Japan
Women -- Employment -- Japan., Career development -- Japan., Women in the professions -- J



SeriesNIEVR report ;, no. 6
ContributionsKoyō Shokugyō Sōgō Kenkyūjo (Japan)
LC ClassificationsHD6197 .W66 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1944713M
LC Control Number90167567

Western Women Working in Japan is a research-based description of the work and living situations facing foreign professional women who work in Japan.

The book draws upon detailed survey data and in-depth interviews, as Womenʼs occupational careers in Japan. book as the experiences of the authors, who have lived or worked in Japan during the last 20 by: Furthermore, the book critically reviews and discusses the historical development of the Japanese employment system by juxtaposing rational and cultural explanations.

This book is an English translation by the author of a book he first published in Japanese in The original Japanese-language edition received two major book awards in Japan. Using the successful approach of his earlier book (which Savvy Magazine called "an indispensable guide to the ins and outs of Japanese commerce"), March uses revealing testimony from foreign employees in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Asia to show how the Japanese really manage and direct their foreign employees, as Cited by: EMPLOYMENT Japan’semployment system played a central role in the strong economic growth that the country achieved in the second half of the 20th century.

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