Home > Articles


-query word :  Employment

next 1 2

March 29, 2018

The Employment Trap: How Initial Job Status Impacts Life Outcomes

Falling short in the all-important task of finding a job following graduation could have a long-lasting impact on people's self-esteem, ...

read more

January 29, 2018

Getting Down-to-Earth about Work-Style Reform

As the Diet takes up legislation designed to change Japanese “work styles” and curtail excessive overtime, labor expert Ryo Kambayashi ...

read more

July 31, 2017

Writing Fiscal Responsibility into the Social Contract

As the Abe cabinet eyes corporate-level reforms to spur growth, economist Keiichiro Kobayashi suggests that the real source of Japan’s ...

read more

July 25, 2017

Honebuto 2017: More Empty Promises?

While Abenomics is aimed at triggering growth and distributing its benefits throughout society, people’s anxiety has only grown as Prime ...

read more

June 13, 2017

Getting to the Root of Amakudari
Sweeping Reform Needed to Close the Revolving Door

A scandal at the Ministry of Education has politicians scrambling for a fix to plug loopholes in the laws governing ...

read more

February 20, 2017

The Japanese Economy in 2017 (1)
Is Abenomics Working?

The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing daunting challenges in 2017 as it continues its struggle to revitalize ...

read more

November 24, 2016

Economic Drivers of Social Instability in China

The easing of growth in China threatens to exacerbate social tensions arising from disparities in income, wealth, and opportunity. Takashi ...

read more

September 09, 2015

Incorporating Diversity as a Core Business Value: Dentsu Inc.

The focus of Dentsu’s CSR activities is on human rights. As Japan’s biggest advertising agency, it has developed great sensitivity ...

read more

July 16, 2015

The Unchanging Face of Japanese Employment

The employment practices for which Japanese business gained fame—and later notoriety—are alive and well according to economist Ryo Kambayashi, who ...

read more

September 08, 2014

Turning Social Challenges into the Company’s Strengths
Akebono Brake Industry

Akebono, which boasts a large share of the global market for automobile brakes, has been undertaking CSR activities in the ...

read more

next 1 2