Edward Helmore

For Edward Helmore's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Women at top 'more likely to be fired'

May 18, 2014

Women at top 'more likely to be fired'

The perception that high-achieving businesswomen are more vulnerable than their male counterparts to being abruptly fired — pushed off the “glass cliff” in the contemporary corporate vernacular — has been borne out by a new study from a global management consultancy. Researchers at Strategy&, ...

Bankrupt Detroit pins hopes on arts

Jul 26, 2013

Bankrupt Detroit pins hopes on arts

James Morris is the owner of DSE, a downtown Detroit T-shirt business. He hadn’t noticed that his city had filed for bankruptcy and he doesn’t particularly care. “There hasn’t been a moment when Detroit wasn’t dealing with problems. Now it’s just official,” he said. ...