Japan experienced rapid growth in the 1950s and 1960s, while following a set of guidelines that differ from the current policy in vogue. Although some observers believe that the Japanese place in spite of the growth policy, has occurred because of them, several countries, Japan’s approach to this time as an opportunity to accelerate their own growth saw. This case provides data on performance and describes the main institutions, policies, and control instruments that have been used in Japan. A rewr … Read more »

Japan experienced rapid growth in the 1950s and 1960s, while following a set of guidelines that differ from the current policy in vogue. Although some observers believe that the Japanese place in spite of the growth policy, has occurred because of them, several countries, Japan’s approach to this time as an opportunity to accelerate their own growth saw. This case provides data on performance and describes the main institutions, policies, and control instruments that have been used in Japan. A rewritten version of two earlier cases.
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Louis T. Wells Jr.
Source: Harvard Business School
28 pages.
Publication Date: Oct 17, 2001. Prod #: 702014-PDF-ENG
Japan: The Miracle Years HBR case solution