Comparative Responses to Globalization

Experiences of British and Japanese Enterprises

  • Maki Umemura
  • Rika Fujioka

About this book


Explores how British and Japanese firms have responded to globalization from a long-term perspective. Incorporates studies from the 18th century and sheds light on the impact of the institutional setting, the influence of government and entrepreneurs, and the weight of historical contingency in conditioning firm responses to globalization.


entrepreneur globalization Investment management pharmaceutical industry

Editors and affiliations

  • Maki Umemura
    • 1
  • Rika Fujioka
    • 2
  1. 1.Cardiff UniversityUK
  2. 2.Kansai UniversityJapan

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