Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 May 1995

304 Pages | 40 line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195092691

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The Knowledge-Creating Company

How Japanese Companies Create the Dynamics of Innovation

Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi

  • Written by two leading Japanese business experts, who were the first to tie the success of Japanese companies to their ability to create new knowledge and use it to produce successful products and technologies
  • Provides an inside look at how Japanese companies go about creating this new knowledge organizationally
  • Covers topics from Greek philosophy to Zen Buddhism, from classical economists to modern management gurus, which illustrate the theory of organizational knowledge
  • Case studies include such firms as Honda, Canon, Matsushita, NEC, Nissan, 3M, GE, and even the U.S. Marines

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