Japan

16. Sep 2009

Exhibiting the Chinese War of Resistance in the People’s Republic of China

China, InFocus, Japan

Karl Gustafsson,
M.A., Ph.D. Candidate,
Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

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12. Apr 2009

Worried Japanese Businesses Lash Out against Climate Deal

environment, InFocus, Japan, policy

Alexandru Luta
Research Assistant
International Politics of Natural Resources and the Environment Research Programme
Finnish Institute of International Affairs

On Tuesday, March 17, 2009, a full-page newspaper advertisement, run in reportedly all of Japan’s dailies, sent shockwaves through the country’s green community. The advertisement’s message, co-sponsored by the Nippon Keidanren (English: the Japan Business Association) and 27 other business and industry federations, asks of the newspapers’ readership if they will not think about “the costs we all have to bear”.

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2. Apr 2008

Lean in Japan by Lau Blaxekjær

InFocus, Japan, Lean

In Denmark as well as the US and many other European countries Lean has developed from being a production system in the private sector to becoming a public administration management tool. Critics call it a panacea, but Lean is without any doubt a buzz word in public administration circles and applied many places. However, there […]

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