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By Fiona Graham

ISBN-10: 0203005708

ISBN-13: 9780203005705

ISBN-10: 0415346851

ISBN-13: 9780415346856

Eastern white-collar employees were characterized through their severe loyalty and life-long dedication to their businesses. This ebook is predicated on very vast ethnographic study inside of a eastern coverage corporation through the interval whilst the corporate was once facing an immense problem which led to the company's financial ruin and cave in. It examines the attitudes of jap staff in the direction of their paintings, their corporation and comparable matters at a time whilst the status quo and tested attitudes have been lower than possibility. the wide variety and element of the reporting of staff' attitudes, frequently of their personal phrases, sustained over a substantial timescale, makes this research a very priceless source.

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But they told me that because I had special skills it would be easier for me to find another job than for some of the other guys. They said they could see that I could find another path. They spoke to me candidly and frankly as if they had chosen me especially. That is really like C-Life. It is true that I have had a number of job changes, but I know how hard it is to change jobs because of that. The boss told me I had better consider changing jobs again very seriously. I told him it is no joke!

I came back to Japan in March of that year, and did domestic bond investments until 1991. Then from 1992 I went to the auditing department and I did preliminary screening work there— deciding whether it was OK or not to lend money to certain borrowers, or whether we should decide to withdraw from an investment or not—I did that kind of work mainly from 1992 until 1993. After the collapse of the bubble, I was still involved in looking at the Japanese economy and at corporations. But three years ago, we had a total overhaul of products we had had in the bubble, and I THE CURRENT SITUATION 35 became president of a C-Life subsidiary that guarantees housing loans.

He told us that 800 people would be ‘restructured’. It should be really big news. But they must be suppressing it because the company is in good with the Nikkei newspaper. At the meeting he first sat us all down and then he got out a copy of Bungeishunshu, a popular weekly magazine. He showed us the articles about the Nikko Securities Detainment Room Incident. They got a group of people who were the targets of a restructuring plan together and put them in one room where they were given no work until they resigned of their own accord.

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