Japanese and American multinational companies business strategies by Martin Hilb

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  • Japan.,
  • United States.


  • Corporations, Japanese -- Management.,
  • Corporations, American -- Management.,
  • International business enterprises.,
  • Strategic planning -- Japan.,
  • Strategic planning -- United States.

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Bibliography: p. 33.

Book details

Statementby Martin Hilb.
SeriesSophia University Institute of Comparative Culture business series bulletin ;, no. 111, Institute of Comparative Culture business series bulletin ;, no. 111.
LC ClassificationsHD2907 .H45 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2469425M
ISBN 104881681117
LC Control Number87180400

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