Go- An Asian Paradigm For Business Strategy
267 Seiten, kartoniert, Ishi Press, 1995
Can the success of Japanese business strategy be explained by the ancient Asian game of Go?
According to the author, a top-ranking Japanese executive and 3-dan Go player, it definitely can.
In chess, Go's Western counterpart, the object is to destroy your opponent's pieces, then eliminate his king - destroy your competitor.
What is Go and how is it played?
Go is an easy game to learn. The playing pieces are of one kind and the rules are few and simple. The essence of Go can be stated in just for sentences.
- Go is played on a 19x19 lined board composed of 361 intersections.
- The playing pieces are 181 black stones and 180 white stones, placed alternately on the intersections.
- The object is to control more vacant intersections than your opponent.
- By surrounding all the adjacent intersections of your opponent's stones wiht your own stones, you can capture them.
In this book, Mr. Miura explains in detail how to play and how its strategies can give you a fresh approach to the competitive world of business.
001 The Opening
005 Star IX: The Rules
034 Star VIII: Shodan (Expert Player)
060 Star VII: Hand Talk (Shudan)
077 Star VI: The Go Board
100 Star V: The Fuseki
134 Star IV: Joseki
172 Star III: The Stones
196 Star II: The Players
230 Star I: The Competitions
259 The Endgame
262 An Example of Capture in a Game
263 An Example of a Ko Fight in a Game
264 Determining the End of the Game
266 Japanese Go Terms