HARVARD EAST ASIAN SERIES
Cover: Toward Industrial Democracy in HARDCOVER

Harvard East Asian Series 80

Toward Industrial Democracy

Management and Workers in Modern Japan

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$37.00 • £32.95 • €33.95

ISBN 9780674898165

Publication Date: 01/01/1975

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In this study, Kunio Odaka, Japan’s leading labor sociologist, discusses the complex attitudes of Japanese workers toward management, unions, work, and leisure. The results of his scholarly surveys indicate a trend toward the democratization of Japanese industrial management. In part, the book is a presentation of Odaka’s belief in the necessity for greater worker participation in the decisions that affect their working lives, a belief that is indeed radical in the Japanese setting.

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