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Summary:Explores the central values of Japan, Germany, and the U.S. and focuses on what drives each of these societies. America's hallmark is individualism; Japan's the pre-eminence of the group. In America, freedom and diversity are primary values; in Japan, conformity and a powerful sense of nationalism prevail. Germany stands between the two.
Contributor:Smith, Hedrick
Provider:Hedrick Smith Productions
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Topical subjects:Comparative education
Capitalism
International business enterprises
International economic relations
United States Foreign economic relations
United States Economic conditions
Japan Foreign economic relations
Germany Commercial policy
Credits:Host, Hedrick Smith. Camera, Mark Falstad, Manfred Scheer, Foster Wiley ; editor, Cliff Hackel ; music, Charles Strouse.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
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