Essays Tagged: "japanese firms"

International Finance and Conversion Rate Change Risks for University of Phoenix (UOP) MGT 448

ind the US dollar suddenly very weak compared to the yen, the exporter would have an advantage over Japanese firms, since the US firm is receiving more when converting yen back into dollars. The oppos ... erting yen back into dollars. The opposite occurred in 2000 and 2001 when the yen dropped in value; Japanese automakers suddenly had an advantage over their US counterparts. This competitive advantage ...

(3 pages) 254 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Global Strategy at Motorola

on devices, computers and millions of other products. However, in the early 1980s, the onslaught of Japanese firms penetrating the U.S. market with low-priced, high-quality mobile telecommunication de ... mmunication devices shook Motorola from its complacency in being "the No. 1." Faced with aggressive Japanese companies, Motorola began a serious effort to address the competition and reinvent itself f ...

(13 pages) 358 0 3.8 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Just-in-time literature review

m. In fact, there is increasing popularity of JIT since the early 1980s, a result of the success of Japanese firms following their implementation of JIT systems.JIT is a management philosophy that str ...

(10 pages) 257 0 4.3 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Japan and Turkey Relations

rship because Turkey has strong military power. However, to specifically understand the reasons for Japanese aid to Turkey, one must first analyze Japan’s aid policy and then specifically her aid ... her aid policy towards the Middle East and Turkey.Long (1999) argued that conventional wisdom views Japanese economic assistance as either a response to foreign (primarily US) pressure or her desire t ...

(8 pages) 20 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Japanese capital structure and

y leveraged than comparative North American firms which brings to mind the question: how is it that Japanese firms have been able to take on such high levels of debt? The answer lies in the environmen ... f finance because of the effect of government regulations, and the different ownership structure in Japanese firms (with institutional lenders being major equity holders). So, the higher leverage has ...

(19 pages) 78 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Okun's Law

are few social and legal constraints on firms adjustment of employment and smallest in Japan where Japanese firms offer a high degree of job security to their workers so variations on output have lit ... s. This is hard to compare with the US -.39 for the same decade. But it is difficult to compare the Japanese attitude to employment to the attitude in the US. In Japan a job truly is for life. Compani ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

History and Planning Function of Honda

roducer, selling its products in Japan and over the world. In 1989, Soichiro Honda became the first Japanese to be honored in Detroit's prestigious 'Automotive Industry Hall of Fame' (Mair, p38). In 1 ... troit's prestigious 'Automotive Industry Hall of Fame' (Mair, p38). In 1962, the Honda Motor Co., a Japanese motorcycle manufacturer founded fourteen years previously, made its first automobile. Enter ...

(6 pages) 60 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Two Wheeler Market in India (Hero Honda)

in the two wheeler segment with most of the companies having foreign collaborations with well-known Japanese firms earlier. But most of the companies are now planning 100% subsidiaries in India.In the ... rs - Escorts and Enfield - were caught unaware by the onslaught of the 100cc bikes of the four Indo-Japanese joint ventures. With the availability of fuel efficient low power bikes, demand swelled, re ...

(16 pages) 34 0 3.7 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Corporate Compliance Benchmarking

y to contrast and compare well know companies. The two companies selected for this benchmark is two Japanese based companies (Toyota and Cannon) and two US companies (General Motors and Xerox). The pu ... trategy were analyzed to determine if the corporate governance is the reason for the success of the Japanese.Japanese firms contend that their success is derived from the policy of lifetime employment ...

(16 pages) 210 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Just In Time

of labor and a lesser chances of wastage. The system of JIT became popular since 1980's due to the Japanese firms continuously implementing for improving productivity.�[Just In Time 3]Just In ... it was also known as the Toyota Production System (TPS). In the early 1970's many well established Japanese factories implemented JIT and in 1980 whole of US started implementing the same. The first ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management