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Abstract

While mayor of Izumo, Japan, Tetsundo Iwakuni, a former investment banker for Merrill Lynch, was voted the most popular mayor in Japan. Having lived abroad in England, France, and the United States as an investment banker, Mr. Iwakuni had left his corporate career to pursue public service. After a productive term as mayor of Izumo, he ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Tokyo. The case describes his life and career and ends with his election to the Japanese Diet from a Tokyo district. The case provides students with an opportunity to explore leadership style, career-management issues, and international-management principles from a Japanese point of view.
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1997

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Abstract

While mayor of Izumo, Japan, Tetsundo Iwakuni, a former investment banker for Merrill Lynch, was voted the most popular mayor in Japan. Having lived abroad in England, France, and the United States as an investment banker, Mr. Iwakuni had left his corporate career to pursue public service. After a productive term as mayor of Izumo, he ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Tokyo. The case describes his life and career and ends with his election to the Japanese Diet from a Tokyo district. The case provides students with an opportunity to explore leadership style, career-management issues, and international-management principles from a Japanese point of view.

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1997

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