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150051 VO Introduction to Japanese Economy and Management (2017W)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 15 - Ostasienwissenschaften

Für diese VO ist KEINE Anmeldung über U:SPACE (bzw. UNIVIS) erforderlich.

Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 03.11. 17:00 - 21:00 Seminarraum Japanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2K-EG-21
Wednesday 08.11. 15:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum Koreanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-12
Thursday 09.11. 12:30 - 17:00 Seminarraum Koreanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-12
Friday 10.11. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Japanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2K-EG-21

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course introduces the characteristics of Japan as a place of business and the main aspects of Japanese management. The course starts with a theory lecture on culture and its relevance for international management and business communication. After this an overview of the modern Japanese business environment is given. Major points of discussion are the most prominent aspects of Japanese management, such as production management, distribution as well as human resource and knowledge management within Japanese corporations.

Assessment and permitted materials

final written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The course aims to review existing literature and theory in the field of Japanese management, Japanese business culture and comparative management, provide an overview of the modern Japanese business environment, explain the most important social concepts in Japanese society and their relevance to Japanese management and Japanese business culture and to discuss the most prominent aspects of Japanese management, such as production management, distribution and management activities within a Japanese corporation.

Examination topics

Students are expected to attend classes and participate actively in class discussion. The majority of meetings will be held in a seminar format. Accordingly, attendance and participation in class discussions will be critical to the success of this course and will also determine students grades.

Reading list

Haghirian, P. 2008. J-Management; Fresh Perspectives on the Japanese Firm in the 21st Century. iUniverse.
Haghirian, P. 2010. Understanding Japanese Management Practices. Business Expert Press.

Association in the course directory

EC A 154 (Wirtschaftskommunikation Japanisch I), EC A 153 (Interkulturelle Kompetenz Ostasien),
Modul Alternative Erweiterungen (für BA), M4 -Teil 2 für ECOS

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