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Big Japanese companies grapple with outside directors

TOKYO -- Japan's listed companies have hired around 1,000 additional outside directors in the past year, but having more board members, even theoretically independent ones, will not clean up business overnight. 

     The huge accounting fraud at electronics maker Toshiba underscores the scale of the task.

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