Pest Analysis of Japan

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PEST Analysis of Japan
Political Environment
- Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism ranked Japan in 44th with +0.94 score(less violent and more stable). Japan also was ranked in 31st with +1.25 scores in complete absence of corruption [1]
- Restrictions access harmful published materials and allow regulate excessive disruption of social order but no restrictions on access to the internet [2]
- Industrial policies influenced specific industries to gain international competitive advantage, increase productivities and industrial investment.[3]
- Inflexible labour market because of lifetime employment guarantees and seniority-based salaries [4]
- Japanese government related organization(Jetro) support foreign
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[3] Ronald E. Dolan and Robert L. Worden (1994) ‘A Country Study’, Japan [Online]. Available at http://countrystudies.us/japan/99.htm/ [Accessed: 7 November 2012].

[4] Terry Miller, Kim R. Holmes and Edwin J. Feulner (2012) ‘Index of Economic Freedom’, Promoting Economic Opportunity and Prosperity [Online]. Available at http://www.heritage.org/index/country/japan 2012/ [Accessed: 7 November 2012].

[5] Japan External Trade Organization (2012) ‘Invest Japan Department’, 3 windows on Japan [Online]. Available at: http://www.jetro.go.jp/en/invest/whyjapan/pdf/3_windows20120911_en.pdf [Accessed: 7 November 2012].

[6] EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (2011) ‘Investing and localizing in Japan’, an analysis based on interviews of European investors and investment facilitators [Online]. Available at: http://documents.eu-japan.eu/fdi/fdi_report_investing_japan_oct2011.pdf/ [Accessed: 7 November 2012].

[7] The World Bank (2010) ‘World DataBank’, World Development Indicators and Global Development Finance [ONLINE]. Available at: http://databank.worldbank.org/Data/Views/Reports/TableView.aspx?IsShared=true&IsPopular=country/ [Accessed: 10 November 2012].

[8] Central Intelligence Agency (2012).The World Factbook. Available at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ja.html/ [Accessed: 8 November 2012].

[9] Pankaj G. and Sebastian R. (2011) National Cultural Differences and Multinational
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