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Managers in the Making: Careers, Development and Control in Corporate Britain and Japan

Storey, John; Edwards, Paul and Sisson, Keith (1997). Managers in the Making: Careers, Development and Control in Corporate Britain and Japan. Industrial management series and Issues in Marketing series, 1. London, U.K., Thousand Oaks, U.S. and New Delhi, India: Sage.

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Abstract

Using original comparative research data collected in Britain and in Japan this book analyzes the diverse processes through which managers are made in the two countries. It provides comparative detail about careers, training, developmental experiences and job demands of managers in eight named case companies. Each firm is matched by size and sector across the two countries. Quantitative and qualitative data are used to reveal managers' experiences and perceptions of their comparative experiences.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 1998 Sage publications Ltd
ISBN: 0-7619-5541-0, 978-0-7619-5541-2
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
Keywords: comparative management; management learning; management development; careers; training; management education; Japan
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 25206
Depositing User: John Storey
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2011 10:11
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2011 10:11
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/25206
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