A deeper understanding of the Japanese management system helps us to understand that management is culturally rooted and that there is more than one road to success.
Is Japan in, or is Japan out? What is the truth? Is there anything which the Western managers can learn from Japan? Let’s face the facts. Japan’s economy belongs to the most sophisticated economies in the world. Its global competitiveness has recently deteriorated slightly, but it is still ranked among the Top 10 countries in the world. If we look at the economic performance of Japan since World War II, the rise of its economy has been breathtaking and has been considered a miracle. Part of this success has been due to the specific Japanese management system, which is substantially different from the rest of the world.
Dates: September 2016
Professionals and Executives
1.100 € for the Module
This module is part of our International Business Programme (IBP). It can be taken separately or joined with other modules.
›› You will learn to question different management systems
›› You will understand the cultural context of different management approaches
›› You will be able to evaluate different managerial procedures
›› You will experience that each management culture offers specific advantages for its economic success
›› You will be helped to decide which strategies and tools are appropriate for successful management in this country
›› Cultural diversity in Japan and the interconnection between management and culture
›› The Japanese value system
›› Comparison of management systems
›› Selection of management concepts (Total Quality Management, Kaizen)
›› Competitive conduct of Japanese companies
"Prof. Dr. Sonnenborns rich experience, his profound knowledge and the variety of practical examples made the course a highlight in the curriculum."