Monthly Archives: December 2011

Disaster Preparedness and Leadership Style in the United States and Japan

    Political leaders often find themselves facing one crisis or another, ranging from natural disasters to man-made crises such as terrorism and armed conflict. According to Roger Congleton of Gorge Mason University, a crisis has three salient characteristics: first, … Continue reading

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Advice on Tax Increase Reform for the Japanese Government

There is a rising discussion in Japan about increasing consumption tax. It seems that with the rapidly aging society and changing national social fabric, the increase is inevitable. However, the opinion of the nation is yet to agree with this … Continue reading

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