Revitalizing Japan: Overcoming the Political Stalemate

Honorable Mr. Taro Kono, currently a Member in the House of Representatives in the Japanese Diet discussed how to revitalize Japan in order to move the country forward.

GLOBIS Professional Seminar
Revitalizing Japan: Overcoming the Political Stalemate

Spearker: Hon. Taro Kono, Member, House of Representatives
Time & Date: 19:00 - 21:00, Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Venue: GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
Language: English
Length: 1:31:25

Honorable Mr. Taro Kono, currently a Member in the House of Representatives in the Japanese Diet discussed how to revitalize Japan in order to move the country forward. After Mr. Taro’s speech, he was joined in a dialogue by GLOBIS Deputy Dean Tomoya Nakamura.

Speaker

The Honorable Mr. Taro Kono has been a member of the House of Representatives since 1996, having been re-elected four times. His previous positions include Parliamentary Secretary for Public Management, Senior Vice-Minister of Justice, and Chairman of the Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs. Before joining the Diet, Mr. Kono worked for Fuji Xerox in Tokyo and its affiliate in Singapore, as well as for Nippon Tanshi. Mr. Kono graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, DC and has experience at the Central School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw, Poland.

Dialogue Partner

At GLOBIS, Mr. Nakamura teaches subjects in the leadership area and has conducted various global training programs to GLOBIS' corporate clients. Prior to GLOBIS, Mr. Nakamura joined Marubeni Corporation and while seconded to Advantage Partners, worked on the reorganizations of invested companies. As General Manager of Fuji Machinery Mfg. & Electronics Corporation, he contributed in the rapid reorganization of the company. As Senior Managing Director at Sun-Life Corporation, he introduced a progressive ESOP for more than 250 employees, including part-time workers. Mr. Nakamura also writes a column, "Ki and Management" periodically at GLOBIS.JP. Mr. Nakamura earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Hitotsubashi University.

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