Revitalisation of the Japanese economy: a coporate governance perspective
Sevic, Aleksandar and Sevic, Zeljko (2007) Revitalisation of the Japanese economy: a coporate governance perspective. International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, 1 (1). pp. 89-101. ISSN 1752-0479 (Print) 1752-0487 (Online) (doi:10.1504/IJMEF.2007.016027)Full text not available from this repository.
This study examines Japanese restructuring agendas from a corporate governance perspective. The initial analysis of bank-based and market-based systems sets the cornerstone for system convergence, followed by the discussion on bad-debt problems, managerial group entrenchments, unclear monitoring relationships and recent mergers and acquisitions waves. Following La Porta et al. (1998) legal system comparison methodology we conclude that Japan has a good legal framework, but norms, deeply embedded in business practices, obstruct the enforcement. Finally, the comparison across markets, legal and accounting systems provides the general scheme for the functioning of any Japanese company, be it located in Japan or elsewhere.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Japanese economy, corporate governance, bank-based systems, market-based systems, convergence, fiduciary capitalism, monitoring, minority shareholders, Japan, Japanese restructuring, legal framework|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Business|
School of Business > Department of Accounting & Finance
|Last Modified:||08 Nov 2010 14:04|
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