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The Resource Micro-Performance During Postwar Japan's High-Growth Era

Micro-Performance During Postwar Japan's High-Growth Era

Micro-Performance During Postwar Japan's High-Growth Era
Micro-Performance During Postwar Japan's High-Growth Era
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  • Preface -- Contents -- About the Contributors -- Part I: Micro-Performance During Postwar Japańs High-Growth Era -- Chapter 1: The Japanese Apparel Industry and Consumer Society from 1950 to the 1970s -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Controlled Economy and the Reorganization of Wholesalers: From Wartime to the Early 1950s -- 2.1 Wartime and Post-war Controlled Economy -- 2.2 Discussions on Consignment Buying (Itaku Shiire) -- 3 Raw Fabric and Its Price Fluctuations in the 1950s -- 3.1 Financing and Acquisition of Raw Fabric -- 3.2 Fluctuation of Raw Fabric Prices -- 3.3 Management of the Apparel Makers -- 3.4 The Reality of Apparel Products -- 4 Production Improvements and Consumer Change from the 1960s to the 1970s -- 4.1 Improvement of the Condition in Raw Fabric Market -- 4.2 Quality Improvement Led by Department Stores -- 4.3 Specialty Stores and Designers -- 4.4 The Growth of Specialty Stores -- 4.5 Diversification, Instability and Ambiguity of Consumers -- 5 Conclusions and Prospects -- Primary Sources -- References -- Chapter 2: The Legislative Process of Automobile Exhaust Emissions Control in Japan-The 1966 Regulation and the Role of the Mi... -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Ministry of Transport́s First Regulation -- 3 Towards New Standards: Ministry of Transport Research and Considerations -- 3.1 Research on Exhaust Emissions and Air Pollution -- 3.2 Research on Devices to Measure Exhaust Emissions -- 3.3 Research on Devices to Curb Exhaust Emissions -- 4 The Ministry of Transport́s Regulation Plan and Automobile Manufacturerś Response -- 4.1 Automobile Manufacturerś Contentions -- 4.2 The Opinions of the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of International Trade and Industry -- 4.3 The Diet Resolution and the Introduction of the Regulation -- 5 The Significance of the 1966 Regulation -- 6 Concluding Remarks -- Primary Sources -- References
  • Chapter 3: Adjustment Policies in the Japanese Coal Mining Industry During the Period of High Economic Growth - Production Vol... -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Introduction of Adjustment Policies in the Coal-Mining Industry -- 2.1 The Enactment of the Act on Temporary Measures Concerning Coal Industry Rationalization -- 2.2 Structural Recession in the Coal-Mining Industry and the Full-Scale Implementation of the Adjustment Policies -- 3 The Maintenance of the 55Million-ton Production System -- 3.1 Reasons for the Annual Coal Production Target of 55Million Tons -- 3.2 The 55Million-Ton Coal Production System as S̀ecurity Insurancé -- 4 The Collapse of the Annual 55Million-Ton Coal Production System -- 4.1 The Reduction of Production Levels to 50Million Tons -- 4.2 The Abandonment of the 50Million-Ton Coal Production System -- 4.3 The Reduction of the Annual Coal Production Target to 20Million Tons -- 5 Rapid Employment Adjustment and Employment Countermeasures -- 5.1 Rapid Employment Adjustment -- 5.2 The Government́s Countermeasures for the Unemployment Problem and Their Effects -- 6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: The Relationship Between Labor Management Reform and Inter-Company Relations at the Industry Level: A Case Study of... -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Process of Introducing a Job-Based Wage System in Major Steel Companies -- 2.1 Preliminary Stages -- 2.2 The 1962 Spring Labor Offensive and the Introduction of the Job-Based Wage System -- The Situation at the Industry Level -- Negotiating the Introduction of the Job-based Wage System at Yawata Steel -- 2.3 Summary -- 3 The Job-based Wage System and Its Introduction in the Major Steel Companies -- 3.1 The Job-Based Wage System at Yawata Steel -- 3.2 Comparing the Job-Based Wage Systems Adopted by Major Steel Companies -- 3.3 The Companieś Stances Towards the 1962 Wage Reform -- 3.4 Summary
  • 4 Designing the Job-Based Wage System at Yawata Steel -- 4.1 Basic Policy -- 4.2 Establishing the Rules and Methods of Job Evaluation -- The Selection of Job-Evaluation Factors -- Determining the Allocation of Job-Evaluation Points -- The Process of Formulating Job-Grades and Prescribing Wage Rates -- 4.3 Fine-tuning the Job-Evaluation Results -- 4.4 Statistical Investigations of the Job-Based Wage System -- 4.5 Summary -- 5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Part II: Book Reviews -- Chapter 5: Review of Tsuyoshi Numagami, Ekisyo Display no Gijyutsu Kakushin-shi (The History of Technological Innovation in Li... -- Chapter 6: Review of Woo Jong-Won, M̀̀ibun no Torihikí ́to Nihon no Koyo Kanko (T̀̀ransactions Over Statuś ́and Japańs Empl... -- Chapter 7: Review of Junko Watanabe, Sangyo Hatten, Suitai no Keizai-shi-1̀̀0-dai bó ́no Keisei to Sangyo Chousei (The Econom... -- Chapter 8: Review of Juroh Hashimoto, Sengo Nihon Keizai no Seichou Kouzou: Kigyo System to Sangyo Seisaku no Bunseki (The Str... -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Organization of Hashimotós The Structure of Postwar Japańs Economic Growth -- Index
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