Japan Corporate Governance: A system in evolution

Observer 204, February/March 1997
The divergence of interests between managers and share-holders which arises from the separation of ownership and control in modern joint stock companies can adversely affect the performance of the corporate sector and thereby the economy at large. Since the 1950s, Japan’s approach to the problem of
corporate governance has differed from that in other countries.To read the full article, download the PDF file below.



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