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The First Company 2015; Innovators for New Domains

Author Diamond Frontier Club
Synopsis

The First Company 2015 is the second in this series of annual publications from Diamond Inc.

There are approximately 4.2 million companies in Japan, most of which are relatively small-scale...

The Screw That Never Becomes Loose

Title in Japanese Zettai Ni Yurumanai Neji
Author Katsuhiko Wakabayashi
Synopsis

The Screw That Never Becomes Loose is an insightful publication authored by Katsuhiko Wakabayashi, a man who has successfully designed and marketed novel engineering products for decades. In this b...

The Most Valuable Companies of Japan 4

Title in Japanese Nihon de Ichiban Taisetsu ni Shitai Kaisha 4
Author Koji Sakamoto
Synopsis

The long-awaited fourth book in the series "The Most Valuable Companies of Japan" . This time the book will introduce 5 companies, ranging from industry top companies to blue chip companies that ha...

The First Company 2014; Pioneers of Industries

Title in Japanese Za Fa-suto Kanpani 2014
Author Diamond Frontier Club
Synopsis

The First Company 2014 is the first in a new series of publications for annual release from Diamond, Inc. This edition is divided into three parts and covers 50 different companies. The first part ...

Small But the Best Companies

Title in Japanese Chiisakutemo ichiban no kaisha
Author Koji Sakamoto
Synopsis

If an employee is always dissatisfied with his boss or with the company he is working for, it is unreal to think that he would put in his best efforts for the company to achieve good results. The i...

The Potential of Small and Medium-sized Companies

Title in Japanese Chuushou Kigyou no Sokojikara
Author Takao Nakazawa
Synopsis

Small and medium-sized enterprises are often viewed with negative images, that they are challenged with the offshore production or suffering from low wages, and lack of successors. However, Japan c...

Japanese Factory Technology Drawing the World’s Attention

Title in Japanese Sekai ga Taisetsu ni suru Nippon Koujouryoku
Author Yasuo Negishi
Synopsis

“Japanese Factory Technology Admired by the World” introduces the art of Japanese manufacturing and craftsmanship through examples of 12 existing small-medium scale factories. Even though it is oft...

Challenge of Small to Medium-sized Manufacturing Industries

Title in Japanese Jidai ni Chousensuru Yuryou Chuken・Chushou Seizougyou
Author NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN Special Investigative Reporters
Synopsis

In the electronics industry which used to be called Japanese “specialty”, Asian neighboring countries developed their technology rapidly and started showing their presence to the world. Afterwards,...

Hundred Year-old Japanese Companies

Title in Japanese Nihonno Hyakunen Kigyo
Author The Asahi Shimbun reporters
Synopsis

There are more than 20,000 companies which have been in business more than 100 years and about 400 companies that have been in business over 300 years in Japan.

This book is a corpus series ...

Makoto Naruke’s Selection of 100 Growing Companies

Title in Japanese Naruke Makoto no honto wa oshietakunai igai na seicho kigyo 100
Author Makoto Naruke
Synopsis

Chapter 1 25 companies that are bound to grow, influenced by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Chapter 2 25 companies that are aggressively investing in new base manufacturing locations

Cha...