Tadashi Yanai , Japan’s richest man, used advice from management guru Peter Drucker to build his Uniqlo clothing empire. To pull out of a slump that’s hammered profits and shares, the billionaire is revisiting the lessons.
A novel about a high-school girl who takes inspiration from the teachings of Peter Drucker , the Austrian-born management consultant who died in 2005, is set to become Japan’s biggest seller this year.
Jamie Dimon, awarded $23 million for running JPMorgan Chase & Co. last year, earned 67 times the average amount set aside for his investment bankers and traders, the widest gap among firms that report divisional pay.
Everyone knows the story. On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9.0 earthquake off Japan's east coast triggered a massive tsunami and led to a cascading series of problems. It wiped away whole towns, killing over 15,000 people and leaving almost 3,000 more missing and presumed dead. Nuclear reactors melted down, disrupting the national grid, reversing energy policies as far away as Germany, and contaminating a part of Japan for...