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#473 Commodification of Legacy and Heritage on Nagashima Island

This is an anthropological study of tourism development and management on Nagashima Island, Okayama.  There are two national sanatoriums for leprosy in Nagashima, one of which was the first in Japan and was built in 1930. Today, about 300 recoverers...
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#409 “Kefir, fermented milk beyond yogurt”: Marketing culture and expert knowledge in a Japanese company

Milk and dairy products are not part of the traditional food culture in Japan. However, the last three decades have seen a conspicuous increase in the consumption of dairy products, particularly yogurt, which is considered an important part of a...
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#389 Zenginkyo as a sacred space: centralization and decentralization of payment system

Zenginkyo is the name of the organization, Japanese Bankers Association. The organizational culture of Zenginkyo is quite different from that of individual banks in spite of a banking industry group. The purpose of this study is to examine the difference...
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Reviewer Keiko Yamaki

#367 Collaboration between Engineers and Corporate Ethnographers: A Case Study of a Corporate Laboratory of a Japanese Telecommunications Service Provider

As of today, there is almost no hiring of anthropologists in Japanese companies. Most major companies accommodate the anthropological method to be applied by businesspeople, engineers in particular. However, there are only a few literatures on how ethnography is introduced...
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#294 Family Firms and Business Families in Russia and Japan: A Cross-Cultural Research Perspective

To date, family business received little attention in enterprise anthropology and we still need a better understanding of how family firms and business families operate in different cultural contexts and how the family influences economic decision-making. Therefore, this proposal aims...
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#180 The Creating Shared Value by the Enterprises

Every enterprise has a broad ‘Collective Norm’ that dominates its culture, within which are a set of group behaviours that equate to ‘how we do business’. These can vary between the different sub-cultures of the enterprise, especially when it is...
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#120 Spread of institutions and ideas on human rights issues in the supply chain

Recently, human rights issues in the supply chain are one of the important issues for companies. The human rights issue in the supply chain has the following three features. One is that resource constraints. The human rights issues does not...