TITLE

KAISHA WHY GROWTH, NOT PROFITS, DRIVES JAPAN INC

AUTHOR(S)
Abegglen, James C.; Stalk Jr., George
PUB. DATE
June 1986
SOURCE
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Jun1986, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the unique relationship of Japanese companies (kaisha) with both financial institutions and shareholders. Use of high leverage to fund fast corporate growth; Examination of the common belief that with the group bank holding a share position in the company and with the financial assistance and loan guarantees from group members and the bank, Japanese semiconductor and other high-growth firms are able to pursue very aggressive financial policies; Understatement of the financial strengths of the kaisha's balance sheet.
ACCESSION #
15161390

 

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