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Corporate governance and law reform in Japan: From the lost decade to the end of history?
Japanese management: The search for a new balance between continuity and change (2005)
  • Luke Nottage
  • Leon Wolff
Abstract

This chapter argues that Japan’s sluggish economic performance contrasts starkly with the eruption of activity in law reform. The chapter explores the extent to which this law reform has “Americanized” the Japanese model of corporate governance. Although there has been some movement to a more shareholder-oriented model of corporate governance, the chapter concludes that it is too simplistic to characterise Japan’s reforms to corporate law and practice as straightforward Americanisation.

Keywords
  • corporate governance,
  • stakeholder relations,
  • capitalism,
  • law reform
Publication Date
November 1, 2005
Editor
Rene Haak & Markus Pudelko
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan
Publisher Statement
Interim status: Citation only.

Nottage, L. and Wolff, L. (2005). Corporate governance and law reform in Japan: From the lost decade to the end of history? In Rene Haak & Markus Pudelko (Eds.), Japanese management: The search for a new balance between continuity and change (pp.133-166). New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

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Citation Information
Luke Nottage and Leon Wolff. "Corporate governance and law reform in Japan: From the lost decade to the end of history?" New YorkJapanese management: The search for a new balance between continuity and change (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/leon_wolff/9/