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Collective Myopia in Japanese Organizations

A Transcultural Approach for Identifying Corporate Meltdowns

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 1-13
  3. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 33-49
  4. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 51-80
  5. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 81-116
  6. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 117-154
  7. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 155-164
  8. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 165-179
  9. Nobuyuki Chikudate
    Pages 191-192
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 193-220

About this book


Drawing on European philosophies, this book examines collective myopia and its role in global business through various case studies of Japanese organizations, including the Tokyo Electric Power Company.


corporate culture white-collar crimes corporate crisis business ethics crisis management safety study Japan postmodernism post-structuralism critical theory phenomenology Habermas Foucault power communication discourse Global Business management organization organizations

About the authors

Nobuyuki Chikudate is Professor of Organization Theory at Hiroshima University, Japan. He has published several articles on the topic of Organization Theory in leading academic journals including, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Management Studies.

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