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Kobe Steel Chairman Hiroya Kawasaki apologizes after scandal strikes again in corporate Japan.
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Scandal-prone Japan Inc. could learn from airlines on crash avoidance

Mistakes can inform best practices, but only if they are brought to light

ATSUSHI NAKAYAMA, Nikkei commentator | Japan

TOKYO --  ToshibaNissan Motor, Kobe Steel. With every week seeming to bring a new scandal, it would appear that corporate Japan suffers from some deep-set structural flaw. Are Japanese companies doomed to keep repeating their mistakes?

Fail-safe

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