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ZEN AND JAPANESE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

Arunoday Sana (National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering, Bombay)

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

ISSN: 0144-333X

Article publication date: 1 April 1991

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Abstract

The essence of Japanese culture is said to lie in the group rather than in the individual. According to the viewpoint favoured in most writings on Japanese society and culture, the Japanese are a group‐oriented people; they like to work in groups and have always worked in association with one another, and social pressures on the individual to conform happen to be irresistible. The nail that sticks out, as the popular saying goes, gets hammered down.

Citation

Sana, A. (1991), "ZEN AND JAPANESE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 11 No. 4, pp. 17-36. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb013135

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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