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The impact of microelectronics on employment in Japanese offices and service industries.

Yasuo Kuwahara

The impact of microelectronics on employment in Japanese offices and service industries.

by Yasuo Kuwahara

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWorld Employment Programme Research working papers -- WEP 2-22/WP 182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20323319M
ISBN 109221063097
OCLC/WorldCa28645147

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But in most other areas of the tertiary sector, microelectronics is likely to lead to slower rates of employment growth or even to job losses.

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This environment is said to reflect. Other Important Industries. Other significant and major industries in Japan include mining and petroleum exploration, and vast deposits of rare earth metals have been discovered in the coastal areas of Japan.

Service industry also plays a significant role in the economy and accounts for approximately three-quarters of the total output in the.

How are Japanese unions responding to microelectronics-based automation. Japan, a world leader in the development and production of electronics technology, is now attempting to transform itself into an "information society"--one in which virtually all social institutions fully utilize, and are profoundly affected by, computer-based technology.

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In this episode, we ask experts how we can retrain workers for the new world of work and what the shifts might mean for occupations and wages. Companies in Japan's service industries are struggling to hire and retain staff as the labor market becomes the tightest in decades, and are increasingly taking unorthodox steps to alleviate the.

be introduced in virtually any workplace, whether an office or factory. The Third Industrial Revolution is destined to have a broad impact. After surveying the impact of microelectronic technology in produc-tion operations and offices, this article focuses on the effect of robots and computers on employment.

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These in-clude international competition, capital re-quirements, capital cost, and shifting mar-kets. U.S. microelectronics companies current-ly face debilitating competition from Japanese sources, and other Asian countries (e.g., Ko.

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