JAPAN LOOKS INWARD TO LEARN FROM CULTURAL MISTAKES POST DISASTERS
This in from CNN: Japan – “They finally called a spade a spade.
Japanese Parliament’s new report on the Fukushima nuclear crisis stated that the “fundamental causes are to be found in the ingrained conventions of Japanese culture: our reflexive obedience; our reluctance to question authority; our devotion to sticking with the program.” This admission exposes perhaps the weakest aspect of the Japanese governance style.
Japanese companies are known to be indecisive, always taking a long time to reach any conclusion. On the other hand, they make the world’s best consumer products. How can one explain this paradox?”
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~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 8.7.12~