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Semiconductors: NEC: Sustaining long-term advantage through information technology

Cabolis, Christos

The case begins by placing the Japanese semiconductor industry in global context and examining the governmental policies and subsequent growth of the domestic and international semiconductor markets. As Japan's leading semiconductor producer, NEC's evolution and current business strategies are an integral part of this development. At the same time, the study of NEC's organizational structure and product choice allows an understanding of the company's use of and demand for software. The case study concludes by examining the use of information technology as a tool to create competitive advantage.

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Center on Japanese Economy and Business
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Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
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Center on Japanese Economy and Business Working Papers, 162
Published Here
February 10, 2011
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