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Corporate governance and managerial reform in Japan

D. H. Whittaker

Corporate governance and managerial reform in Japan

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD2741 .C774935 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24552201M
ISBN 100199563632
ISBN 109780199563630
LC Control Number2009926745
OCLC/WorldCa377821022


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