Japan: Saga of the salaryman

The once-heroic globally recognised embodiment of Japan's economic growth has become a hindrance to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reforms of the country's labour force, says Leo Lewis. The culture is so entrenched that some critics say it is a 'national disaster', that instead of loyalty, labour and love, corporate welfare needs innovation, a liquid job market and productivity-based pay For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy