Keiretsu


Keiretsu
A Japanese term describing a loose conglomeration of firms sharing one or more common denominators. The companies don't necessarily need to own equity in each other.

This term has been in the news every now and then, especially when they talk about Silicon Valley. One example would be the close relationship between AOL and Sun Micro. The two firms don't have ownership in each other, but they work closely on various projects.


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  • Keiretsu — (jap. 系列, wörtlich: Reihe, Linie) bezeichnet japanische Zusammenschlüsse von Unternehmen, auch „wirtschaftliche Verbundgruppen“ genannt. Eine einheitliche Definition für Keiretsu gibt es nicht, sie werden über einen Katalog von Merkmalen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Keiretsu — (系列, Keiretsu?), ou zaki est un terme japonais désignant un ensemble d entreprises, de domaines variés, entretenant entre elles des participations croisées. Avant les années 1950, on parlait de zaibatsu mais ces dernières furent démantelées lors… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Keiretsu — (系列, Keiretsu?) es un término japonés que hace referencia a un modelo empresarial en el que existe una coalición de empresas unidas por ciertos intereses económicos. Es un tipo de grupo de negocios. Suele ser una estructura basada en dos partes,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Keiretsu — (系列) es un término japonés que hace referencia a un modelo empresarial en el que existe una coalición de cuasi empresas unidas por ciertos intereses económicos. Suele ser una estructura basada en dos partes, un núcleo central en el que se sitúa… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • keiretsu — [kī ret′so͞o] n. pl. keiretsu [kī ret′so͞o] [Jpn] in Japan, an association of corporations joined by reciprocal shareholder arrangements or by agreements among the members to deal exclusively or preferentially among themselves …   English World dictionary

  • keiretsu — ● keiretsu nom masculin (mot japonais) Ensemble d entreprises japonaises à structure horizontale formant un véritable conglomérat (exemple : le groupe Mitsubishi) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Keiretsu —   [keɪ ], die, / , in Japan Bezeichnung für eine konzernähnliche Gruppe von selbstständigen Unternehmen mit koordinierten Unternehmensstrategien (strategische Familie) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Keiretsu — A nihongo|keiretsu|系列|extra=lit. system or series is a set of companies with interlocking business relationships and shareholdings. It is a type of business group.Keiretsu in JapanThe prototypical keiretsu are those which appeared in Japan during …   Wikipedia

  • Keiretsu — A network of Japanese companies organized around a major bank. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * keiretsu kei‧ret‧su [keɪˈretsuː] noun keiretsu PLURALFORM [countable, uncountable] COMMERCE ORGANIZATIONS a group of companies in Japan… …   Financial and business terms

  • keiretsu — A network of Japanese companies organized around a major bank. The term is also used outside of Japan to describe how a large corporation with many subsidiaries ( subsidiary) and associated firms can manipulate revenues. For example, firm A and B …   Financial and business terms

  • keiretsu — A Japanese word referring to the large groups of companies that are a characteristic feature of the Japanese economy, especially in the auto industry. Keiretsu companies do business first and foremost among themselves; tight supplier buyer… …   Dictionary of automotive terms