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Samurai and Idiots : the Olympus Affair

Author: Hyoe Yamamoto
Publisher: Paris : Point du Jour International, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : Japanese
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In Oct. 2011, Japanese Corporation Olympus suddenly dismissed its president and CEO, British-born Michael Woodford - after 6 months into his tenure - for blowing the whistle on the 1.7 billion dollar fraud the company had been keeping secret for 20 years. Woodford became the centre of media attention and his relentless media tactics and appeal for truth eventually led to arrests of the top three executives of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: Michael Woodford; Michael Woodford
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hyoe Yamamoto
OCLC Number: 961283285
Language Note: In Japanese with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed October 13, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (74 min.)
Responsibility: director, Hyoe Yamamoto.

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In Oct. 2011, Japanese Corporation Olympus suddenly dismissed its president and CEO, British-born Michael Woodford - after 6 months into his tenure - for blowing the whistle on the 1.7 billion dollar fraud the company had been keeping secret for 20 years. Woodford became the centre of media attention and his relentless media tactics and appeal for truth eventually led to arrests of the top three executives of the 93-year old Japanese company…The Olympus scandal remains one of the most polarizing and mystifying corporate scandals in the world. It also tells the story of the ultimate East-West cultural showdown where different sets of values collided.

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