Japan’s SME policies have reached a turning point and have changed into a more pro-competitive policy to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in SMEs. This paper evaluates this policy and new innovation promotion schemes through an examination of plant-level micro data.
NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERIES, which are found in a variety of applications including cordless and cellular phones, power tools, household appliances, hobbies and games, camcorders and computers, CAN BE RECYCLED in a number of countries.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2000.
Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.
Les gestionnaires des établissements scolaires et des systèmes éducatifs n’ont pas la tâche facile car on demande partout aux écoles d’en faire davantage qu’autrefois. Ils sont en outre confrontés à un environnement complexe et soumis à des pressions sans fin, à la fois pour économiser les ressources et pour améliorer les performances. Comment les écoles et les systèmes éducatifs réagissent-ils face à ces défis majeurs ? Quel est le
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Those who manage schools and educational systems today have an arduous task as schools everywhere are being asked to do more than ever before. They also face a complex world and seemingly endless pressures on resources and demands for better perf...
Results from schools in Japan that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation.
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The OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Education to Working Life describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s.
This survey report gives priorities to the review of traditional pollution control agreements as they have proven record of implementation over more than thirty years. A review of the new approach based on voluntary action plans is made in a parallel report of the case study for Japan.
This report was prepared by Mr. Hidefumi Imura, professor at the Institute of Environmental Systems, Kyushu University (Japan), in the context of the OECD survey on the use of voluntary approaches in environmental policy.