The focus of human resource management has shifted from traditional topics to concepts such as globalization and international strategy. Management styles of Chinese‐Japanese and Chinese‐foreign joint ventures have been important areas of HRM research. Modern Chinese HRM practices and thinking are rooted in the cultural traditions of the country. Japanese cultural and geographical history has affected its business practices. Discusses Chinese and Japanese cultural characteristics in relation to business management and reviews the research literature. Presents the research study of Chinese‐Japanese joint venture management on which other articles by the same authors are based.
Satow, T. and Wang, Z. (1994), "Cultural and Organizational Factors in Human Resource Management in China and Japan: A Cross‐cultural Socio‐economic Perspective", Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 9 No. 4, pp. 3-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/02683949410063654
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