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“The lost 30 years” of Japanese economy offers us a lot of lessons. The biggest lesson from this time is the

importance of leadership. This book outlines where Japan went wrong in its leadership development and how true leadership can be restored. With a plenty of real cases, this is a must-read for aspiring leaders.

Sharp Corporation, Japan Airlines, NISSAN… Japan witnessed countless cases where true leaders saved giant corporations from their sinking ships. Great leadership determines a company’s performance. Yes, it’s clear. And the fact that Japanese economy is still struggling to recover from “the lost 30 years” proves Japan’s lack of leadership development. The million seller author Kazuyoshi Komiya is here to teach us what we need to do to restore true leadership in companies—”leadership is something we can learn, and develop.” 



1. Why Japan’s “Lost 30 Years” 

2. 10 Qualities Leaders Need 

3. 8 Mistakes Leaders Make

4. Words of Wisdom and Leadership

5. 10 Habits to Develop Leadership 

6. Power of nuclear weapon in globalism

About the Author

A Business Course to Improve Your Leadership

Kazuyoshi Komiya

Komiya is a management consultant and the Chief Executive Officer of Komiya Consultants. He also serves as external director and corporate auditor for over ten companies.

Born in 1957, he entered Kyoto University and graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1981. After working at the Bank of Tokyo, he studied abroad for two years in 1984 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in the United States, where he obtained M.B.A. After returning to Japan, Komiya gained experience in management strategy and information systems, as well as in M&A at the Bank of Tokyo. Komiya then became a director of Okamoto Associates, Inc., where he was involved in international management consultation. During that period he participated in the Cambodia PKO as an international electoral observer in the early summer of 1993. From May of 1984, Komiya has been actively involved issues surrounding home-care as a planning manager of the Japan Welfare Services (currently Saintcare Holdings Corporation.) He established Komiya Consultants in 1996, where he continues to work.

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