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Opinion

Foreign rescue no solution to decline at Nissan and Toshiba

Damaged corporate cultures cannot be revived by top-down command

| Japan
A Toshiba building in Kawasaki, Japan: Now there is grumbling and resistance.   © Reuters

Stephen Givens is a corporate lawyer and an adjunct professor at Keio University Law School in Tokyo.

Uncanny parallels between Nissan Motor and Toshiba offer hard lessons about Japanese corporate culture.

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